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Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week It won’t be too long before fitness fans and nature lovers can run up its 1,349 steps again. DOC accepted a quote from a builder yesterday, who has started sourcing materials for the work. “We can […]

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Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings Date:  23 June 2017 The public was asked to get involved with the Tongariro National Park Management Plan (TNPMP) partial review and they have, with 53 submissions received and 19 submitters speaking to their submissions at the hearings […]

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Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu Date:  23 June 2017 “Watch out for endangered kiwis wobbling across roads at night”, pleads Tongariro district Kiwi Ranger, Jenny Hayward. “They look a bit like our predator possums but if you see a furry ball scurrying across […]

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Mountain runner conquers weeds

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteerstory2017, waronweedsstory2017  /  Comments Off on Mountain runner conquers weeds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Mountain runner conquers weeds Runner Jean Beaumont tackling weeds in Colonial Knob/Rangituhi Scenic ReserveImage: DOC  Porirua endurance-runner Jean Beaumont is no stranger to big challenges. 100-mile runs over mountain ranges are her bread and butter. Her next cross-country challenge will require an added task – […]

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New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kakistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatenedspeciesstory2017  /  Comments Off on New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin Date:  23 June 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister of Conservation Black stilt/kakīImage: Kiersten McKinley | DOC  Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says a new breeding aviary for the world’s rarest wading bird, the black stilt, is about to be […]

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New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track Date:  22 June 2017 Visitors to the Queen Charlotte Track will now be able to learn more about the area, thanks to series of 15 new interpretation panels that span the length of the 70 km track.  The signs have […]

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Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires The Department of Conservation’s costs in helping fight the Port Hills fires earlier this year have added up to more than $4.5 million, say’s DOC’s Eastern South Island Operations Director, Andy Roberts of Christchurch. “DOC contributed more than $3.5 […]

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Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, nativefishstory, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō The new fishing season will see some changes to the existing Taupō Fishery regulations as DOC strives to provide better opportunities to help anglers, and families, enjoy this this fantastic fishery. Multiple changes will go into effect when the […]

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Don’t dodge dog access rules

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t dodge dog access rules

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t dodge dog access rules Date:  19 June 2017 Dog owners who walk their furry friends at conservation reserves are being reminded to keep their pets under control. DOC Murihiku operations manager Tony Preston says Southland dog owners are generally very good when it comes to […]

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Predator Free 2050 Ltd announces new CEO

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Predator Free 2050 Ltd announces new CEO

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Predator Free 2050 Ltd announces new CEO Ed ChignellImage: Matt Hunt  Predator Free 2050 Ltd’s board has announced the appointment of Ed Chignell to the new position of Chief Executive to help drive New Zealand towards the Predator Free 2050 goal. Chignell founded Treescape New […]

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Birds with full tummies

By   /  August 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Birds with full tummies

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Birds with full tummies Date:  15 June 2017 Creating a bird’s nest and building bird feeders are two activities for the next Kids Greening Taupō conservation events. Fun easy activities teaching children about conservation is the aim of the Kids Greening Taupō  Conservation Event Series for […]

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Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, marineprotectionstory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers The work of a keen-eyed bystander led to a dramatic marine reserve poaching apprehension on Wellington’s south coast last month. All marine life in Taputeranga Marine Reserve is absolutely protected under law, so when a […]

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Conservation achievements honoured

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteerstory2017  /  Comments Off on Conservation achievements honoured

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation achievements honoured Date:  05 June 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister of Conservation The achievements of dedicated conservation workers and volunteers have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list released today. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the recipients and says everyone on the […]

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Moncktons bridge to be removed

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Moncktons bridge to be removed

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Moncktons bridge to be removed Date:  29 June 2017 We closed Moncktons bridge in Central Hawke’s Bay in 2015 because the structure was unsafe and not suitable for use.  It has since come to our attention that the closure signs displayed on the bridge have been […]

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Historic Wellington buildings transfer

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Historic Wellington buildings transfer

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Historic Wellington buildings transfer Date:  29 June 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister for Conservation Two historic Wellington buildings are being transferred from DOC into the care of Heritage New Zealand from tomorrow. Conservation and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Turnbull House and the […]

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