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Monitoring our Marine Reserves: An eye beneath the water

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Marine, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Technology  /  Comments Off on Monitoring our Marine Reserves: An eye beneath the water

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Monitoring our Marine Reserves: An eye beneath the water We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following his work with baited remote underwater video.

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Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Auckland

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Chinese New Year, Conservation, conservation dogs, Department of Conservation, Environment, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Auckland By Yen Li Lim, Visitor Centre Ranger To celebrate the Chinese New Year, DOC staff in Auckland recently took the opportunity to reach out to the local community by attending the Chinese New Year Festival and Market Day. […]

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Blue cod waterslide

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Marine, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Blue cod waterslide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Blue cod waterslide Here at DOC we go the extra mile for the species we protect, and sometimes that means creating a bespoke blue cod waterslide. Blue cod Recently one of our marine scientists headed out to Long Island – Kokomohua Marine Reserve to survey the blue […]

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Keeping an eye on the crayfish

By   /  January 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, crayfish, Department of Conservation, Environment, lobster, Marine, Marine Reserves, Marine science, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Te Tapuwae o Rongokako  /  Comments Off on Keeping an eye on the crayfish

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping an eye on the crayfish In the last 14 years, thousands of rock lobster (colloquially known as crayfish/koura) in and around Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve have been caught, sexed, measured, checked and carefully returned to their homes. Threatened Species Ambassador Nic Toki […]

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Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, cod potting, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, fish, Islands, Jobs at DOC, Long Island Marine Reserve, Marine, Marine Biology, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve A while back we talked to Tom, a ranger in Akaroa who was working with MPI and NIWA to survey the marine reserves on Banks Peninsula. The survey looked at blue cod numbers in the two […]

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Marine kaitiaki snorkel Poor Knights Marine Reserve

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kaitiaki, Marine, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Poor Knights Islands, Public Sector, School Children  /  Comments Off on Marine kaitiaki snorkel Poor Knights Marine Reserve

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Marine kaitiaki snorkel Poor Knights Marine Reserve A group of students from Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Taranaki, Gisborne, Wellington, Nelson and Otago were recently invited on a special trip to Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve. Students observing life beneath the surface at the Poor Knight Islands […]

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