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Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week Date:  11 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year the DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action. “We know that the vast majority of New Zealanders […]

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Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and the DOC is asking people to convert their love of nature into action. “New Zealanders love getting outdoors and enjoying nature – this Conservation Week is about making people […]

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Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  12 October 2017 People of all ages are encouraged to take a look in their back yard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife. […]

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Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  12 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action. “We know that the vast majority of New […]

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More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle An elite squad leading the fight to rid New Zealand of predators has received reinforcements today, with four puppies to join the Conservation Dogs Programme, thanks to major partner Kiwibank.  The new Border Terrier-cross pups will undergo specialist […]

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Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  13 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year the DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action.  “It’s no surprise New Zealanders love our […]

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DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback Date:  13 October 2017 The Whenuakite Track near Tairua will be closed for approximately 5 weeks from 16 October 2017. These tracks will be closed  for approximately six weeks from early November 2017 (weather permitting): Coromandel Walkway […]

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Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week The event showcases the special places and amazing wildlife in our backyard and it’s on from 10 am to 2 pm at Branford Park in the Maitai Valley. There will be exciting activities for all ages […]

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Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park A predator-free fence protected them, but in 2014 the birds at Bushy Park Sanctuary, a 90 ha forest near Whanganui, faced a savage threat from invading rats. A massive effort by volunteers, the Bushy Park team and […]

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DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Vehicle crowding at both ends of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing has adversely impacted on people’s enjoyment of this world famous day hike. DOC has worked closely with concessionaires and local iwi to improve the […]

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Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard Date:  09 October 2017 “Nature is Key is the theme, and it’s all about people ‘unlocking’ their wellbeing by spending time in the great outdoors,” DOC’s Partnerships Manager Leonie Fechney says. “We’re lucky in New Zealand. We have a […]

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Show your Manawatu backyard some love this Conservation Week!

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Manawatu backyard some love this Conservation Week!

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Manawatu backyard some love this Conservation Week! Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and the DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action.  “We know that the vast majority of New Zealanders (85%*) rate conservation as important […]

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Book-a-bed option to be trialled at popular huts in Makarora Valley

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Book-a-bed option to be trialled at popular huts in Makarora Valley

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Book-a-bed option to be trialled at popular huts in Makarora Valley Date:  05 October 2017 “From 1 December 2017 until 8 April 2018, you’ll be able to book beds at Siberia and Brewster huts on the DOC website,” DOC Central Otago Operations Manager Mike Tubbs says. […]

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Show your Dunedin backyard some love this Conservation Week!

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Dunedin backyard some love this Conservation Week!

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Dunedin backyard some love this Conservation Week! Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year the DOC wants people to convert their love of nature into action. “We know that the vast majority of New Zealanders (85%*) rate conservation as important to […]

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Whale on ship – Tauranga Harbour

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Whale on ship – Tauranga Harbour

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whale on ship – Tauranga Harbour Date:  05 October 2017 DOC staff are today working with Tauranga Moana iwi to make arrangements to dispose of a 14 m whale which was carried into Tauranga Harbour on the front of a container vessel. The whale, believed to […]

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New Great Walks – have your say

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Great Walks – have your say

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New Great Walks – have your say Date:  05 October 2017 DOC is looking for proposals for two existing tracks that could be enhanced to become part of the Great Walks network. These suggested walks must provide outstanding multi-day walking experiences that deliver what visitors expect […]

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Love your Whanganui backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Whanganui backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Whanganui backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and Community Ranger Scotty Moore says this year DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action.  “We know that 85%* of New […]

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DOC helping to prevent spread of kauri dieback

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC helping to prevent spread of kauri dieback

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC helping to prevent spread of kauri dieback Date:  03 October 2017 The Wentworth Falls Walk near Whangamata and all tracks within the Broken Hills near Tairua will be closed for approximately six weeks from early October 2017 (weather permitting) while the track upgrade work is […]

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Love your backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week DOC is encouraging people of all ages to look in their backyard this Conservation Week and see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife.  In the East Coast, the Whangawehi […]

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New outdoor adventure awaits at Smugglers Bay

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New outdoor adventure awaits at Smugglers Bay

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New outdoor adventure awaits at Smugglers Bay The launch event is from 10am to 2pm, and DOC is launching this site in style. There will be guided walks, free sausage sizzle, giveaways and activities. Make a day of it and head down to Smugglers Bay […]

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