Department Of Conservation News

Toyota Kiwi Guardians is celebrating the extraordinary achievement of 100,000 medals being claimed by Kiwi kids who are getting out in nature and enjoying this incredible programme.
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Don’t pat the penguins 21-10-2021 10:00
DOC is investigating concerning reports of kororā /little blue penguins being handled by people at coastal sites near Napier.
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DOC has issued more than 200 infringement notices and taken 11 prosecutions since it launched its new electronic Compliance and Law Enforcement (CLE) system in late 2020.
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Confirmation that an endangered juvenile Antipodean albatross has died after being caught by a foreign-flagged long line fishing vessel proves the value of a seabird satellite tracking programme.
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DOC is asking people to respect the remains of marine mammals after an incident with a whale on the East Coast last week.
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The Remuera Golf Club is seeing nature come to life on their course as they, and the community, come together to trap predators and pests and create nesting boxes for native species.
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For artist Sarah Hunter, the coast in central Hawke’s Bay means many things. Now based in Wellington, she grew up as a fourth-generation resident only 15 minutes from the Pōrangahau estuary.
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Reducing lead poisoning of kea, the world’s only alpine parrot and one-time New Zealand bird of the year winner, is the goal of a two year project being backed by the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme, Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan says.
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DOC is extremely concerned about people feeding a juvenile New Zealand fur seal/kekeno who has taken up residence in the port of Gisborne.
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The Albert Town end of the Upper Clutha Track near Wanaka is closed for the coming weeks to protect a pair of New Zealand falcon/kārearea nesting in the area.
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Auckland’s boaties are being urged to adhere to rules around marine reserves and keep off the pest-free islands of the Hauraki Gulf, as city residents take to the water following changes to COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions.
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Toyota Kiwi Guardians is excited to announce the opportunity for children to win thousands of dollars to create their own green sanctuary at school.
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Teaming up to protect top of South jobsfornature2021 06-10-2021 11:00
Government support for a mountain-to-sea landscape scale project to clean up rivers in the Marlborough Sounds will open up dozens of new job opportunities, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says.
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Paparoa Track hut wardens take up their places tomorrow as peak track use time begins.
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