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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the sixth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Central North Island, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Rangers, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Love my backyard, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Regions, Sustainability, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October! While we work year round to protect New Zealand’s nature, it’s one week we encourage everyone to get involved in your local community. This week, we’re also celebrating all over the country. Here’s […]

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Day in the life of a whio ranger

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blue Duck, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whio  /  Comments Off on Day in the life of a whio ranger

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Day in the life of a whio ranger Biodiversity Ranger Daniel Sawyers works in the Buller District, which is home to many of our native species, including whio/blue ducks. We asked Daniel about his work with the birds. Daniel with a captured whio Where are […]

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Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, Maori Language Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, staff, Te Wiki o te Te Reo Māori  /  Comments Off on Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Business Support Manager, Wendy Evans shares how Te Reo is woven through her DOC and raranga journey. What is your role? […]

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Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, Maori Language Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, staff, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Outreach and Education Coordinator, Ben Moorhouse tells us about his journey learning Te Reo and what it means to him and […]

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A day in the life of our rangers

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, World Ranger Day  /  Comments Off on A day in the life of our rangers

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A day in the life of our rangers Today is World Ranger Day, a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Here’s a snapshot of the wide variety of jobs our rangers do on a daily basis… 6:30am: […]

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Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). To celebrate National Volunteer Week today we’re profiling Sjaan Bowie, wearing her […]

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DOC turns 30 celebration cakes

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  #DOCturns30, 24/7 News, 30 years, birthday, celebration, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC turns 30 celebration cakes

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC turns 30 celebration cakes In April DOC is turning 30 and we’ve been celebrating in the best way possible — with cake. Check out some of the creative birthday cakes from around the country and let us know your favourite… On 1 April 1987, DOC was born. To […]

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My memories of DOC on day one

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  #DOCturns30, 24/7 News, 30 years, birthday, celebration, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, West Coast  /  Comments Off on My memories of DOC on day one

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: My memories of DOC on day one In April DOC is turning 30 and we’re celebrating by looking back through the years. Today Communications Advisor Jose Watson shares her memories of her father working for DOC in 1987… I was a nine year old kid, living […]

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Celebrating 30 years of DOC

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  #DOCturns30, 24/7 News, 30 years, birthday, celebration, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Celebrating 30 years of DOC

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating 30 years of DOC Thirty years ago on, 1 April 1987, DOC was born. It was a national declaration that our country valued its nature and wild places, and that we were committed to protecting it for future generations. 30 years of DOC. Photo: […]

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Muscles: the legend of the practical field ranger

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, career, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Retirement, staff  /  Comments Off on Muscles: the legend of the practical field ranger

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Muscles: the legend of the practical field ranger By Anna Elwarth, Community Ranger Ian “Muscles” Read recently retired after working for DOC since 1987 — and a combined 52 years of state service. Ian “Muscles” Read At 72 his body is giving him the messages to retire, […]

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‘The Crested Grebe’ glides to glory

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Australasian grebe, cardboard boat race, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Te Anau  /  Comments Off on ‘The Crested Grebe’ glides to glory

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: ‘The Crested Grebe’ glides to glory By Susan Streatfield, Partnerships Ranger. Te Anau’s annual cardboard boat race attracts an extraordinary armada of entrants, as well as a merry mix of local, national and international followers. The race, held each January, first started in 1988. For many […]

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Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, career, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, ranger, staff  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger Te Kuiti Biodiversity Ranger Doug Taucher retires on Monday. Read some of Doug’s recollections from his 43 years as a ranger. At work Wallaby control How long have you been a ranger? I was part of the class […]

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Meet this year’s DOC Blake Ambassadors

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blake Ambassadors, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Sir Peter Blake Trust  /  Comments Off on Meet this year’s DOC Blake Ambassadors

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Meet this year’s DOC Blake Ambassadors The next generation of Blake Ambassadors are already contributing to DOC’s work this summer. This year the Sir Peter Blake Trust, in partnership with Antarctica NZ, the Antarctic Heritage Trust, NIWA, Tara Expeditions and DOC are offering 12 placements, […]

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Jobs at DOC: Katrina Henderson, Regional Administration Officer

By   /  October 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, career, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, Mental Health Awareness Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Katrina Henderson, Regional Administration Officer

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Katrina Henderson, Regional Administration Officer Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). Today we profile Katrina Henderson, Regional Administration Officer, Franz Josef Glacier. […]

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Jobs at DOC: Richard Suggate, Partnership Development Manager

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, career, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Richard Suggate, Partnership Development Manager

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Richard Suggate, Partnership Development Manager Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). Today we profile Richard Suggate, Partnership Development Manager, National Office (cantabrian) […]

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