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The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Camping, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, National parks, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand hikes, New Zealand road trip, new zealand walks, Otago, Public Sector, Recreation, Regions, South Island road trip, Southland, Takahē, Walking/hiking/tramping, West Coast, Where to go in New Zealand, Where to go in the South Island  /  Comments Off on The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary Planning on visiting our scenic South Island? This two-week road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the rugged south, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has […]

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Our stories of 2017

By   /  December 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, battle for our birds, Conservation, conservation dogs, Day Hikes, Department of Conservation, Environment, fairy tern, Great Barrier Island, Islands, myrtle rust, Native animals, New Zealand Government, pilot whale, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector, Recreation, royalcam, short walks, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Our stories of 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Our stories of 2017 2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year. January: A #RoyalCam star is born We welcomed the newest #RoyalCam star, who later in the year, would be given […]

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Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, dunedin, Environment, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Recreation, Silver Peaks, Track maintenance, tracks, volunteering, Walking/hiking/tramping  /  Comments Off on Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping up with the Green Hut Track Group By Ali Rogers, DOC. There’s a fantastic and dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have […]

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Queen Charlotte Track: A partnership with many

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, marlborough, Marlborough Sounds, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, picton, Public Sector, Queen Charlotte Sound, Recreation, Walks, yealands  /  Comments Off on Queen Charlotte Track: A partnership with many

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Queen Charlotte Track: A partnership with many The Queen Charlotte Track, while not an official Great Walk, is considered pretty great by the thousands of walkers and mountain bikers that experience all or part of it each year. But what makes it truly special, is […]

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New Zealand winter hiking tips

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Camping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, hiking, National parks, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Recreation, Regions, safety, traping, Walking/hiking/tramping, winter  /  Comments Off on New Zealand winter hiking tips

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand winter hiking tips  “The mountain’s not going anywhere. If I play it safe today I can always come back and try again and again” – Sorrel, Ranger, Egmont National Park Visitor Centre Exploring New Zealand’s winter wilderness is an experience like no other. You’ll […]

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Connect with nature for Mental Health Awareness Week

By   /  October 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Mental Health Awareness Week, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Recreation  /  Comments Off on Connect with nature for Mental Health Awareness Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Connect with nature for Mental Health Awareness Week This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 October). The theme of this year’s week is “Connect with nature for good mental health and wellbeing”. The theme reflects DOC’s new partnership with the Mental Health Foundation, which came about from […]

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A mid-winter Outward Bound adventure

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Outward Bound, Public Sector, Recreation, scholarships  /  Comments Off on A mid-winter Outward Bound adventure

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A mid-winter Outward Bound adventure DOC offers Outward Bound course scholarships to say thanks to the young people protecting our nature and our natural places. Guy McDonald was a previous scholarship recipient, he shares his experience. Doing an Outward Bound course in the middle of winter […]

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