The popular Jumbo Hut in the Tararua Forest Park near Masterton is closed until further notice for strengthening work.
DOC is progressing plans to eradicate introduced predators on the Auckland Islands in the subantarctic, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
DOC has posted new signs highlighting freshwater threats to the Taupō catchment.
Help is on the way for the endangered Archey's frogs.
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A crabeater seal has travelled all the way from Antarctica to spend its final days on Waikawa Beach.
An endangered Marlborough green gecko, a long-term resident at the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, has been stolen.
DOC is reminding the public to leave seals alone to rest at this time of year.
The top two most contaminated sites in New Zealand have been successfully remediated, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry said today.
Construction is set to start by the end of this month on the new Great Walk in Paparoa National Park in memory of the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike River Mine disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
The Skyline Track is a challenging tramping track in the Wanaka area.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have announced the Government will control the spread of wilding conifers over an additional five priority areas this year in Canterbury, Otago and Southland.
Today His Excellency Scott Brown, Ambassador of the United States of America to New Zealand visited an iconic island sanctuary to witness the work his Embassy has done supporting seabird recovery.
DOC is reminding people living near the Manukau Harbour that winter is a period when New Zealand fur seals, or kekeno, appear in urban areas around the edge of the harbour.
Three kiwi have been killed in recent dog attacks on Kawau Island. DOC is investigating the attacks as kiwi are a protected native species.
DOC has put in place a 12-month moratorium on issuing new permits to view or swim with marine mammals in the Marlborough Sounds, and Cloudy and Clifford bays.
DOC staff and volunteers recently spent a great day out planting over 300 native trees in the Kauaeranga Valley.
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DOC is advising hikers and climbers venturing above the snowline on Mounts Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe to be aware of hazards they may not be used to.
Tomorrow seven whio (blue duck) will be released onto the upper Styx and upper Arahura Rivers near Hokitika after nearly a year of whio wooing.