Children from Whareama and Tinui Schools dune planting as part of Conservation Week, Castlepoint Scenic ReserveImage: Briggs Pilkington | DOC
Date: 10 December 2013Matawai School recently completed a small planting in their local Motu Scenic Reserve.
Date: 10 December 2013As part of the 'Protecting Our Place' partnership, DOC and Dulux created a ‘Community Contribution’ scheme. The scheme provides the opportunity for community and club managed huts on the public conservation lands to be painted.
Date: 24 April 2013DOC is changing the way we work so that we can achieve more conservation. Every New Zealander has a stake and a role to play.
Date: 14 February 2013Follow the four Great Walkers who have arrived in New Zealand to take on all nine Great Walks!
Date: 11 July 2012Join New Zealand's world famous parrot – Sirocco the kākāpō – on Facebook and Twitter.
Date: 09 March 2012Take a 'panoramic tour' of the St James Cycle Trail—one of the 18 'great rides' of the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
Date: 30 January 2012Check out the Pocket Ranger—a free interpretive application for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. It's just like taking a ranger with you in your pocket!
Date: 13 February 2011Summer is the perfect time to head outdoors. For a bit of inspiration, have a go at creating your own kiwi summer scene by clicking the image.
Date: 31 October 2011Lonely Planet has picked Queenstown and Southern Lakes as one of the best regions in the world to visit in 2012.
Date: 18 March 2011Wetlands are one of our richest natural assets – or were. We’re only just beginning to understand the many reasons why we should have left them alone and the huge range of services they have to offer.
Date: 18 June 2010This project encouraged people throughout New Zealand to write messages about biodiversity on cardboard feathers and attach them to a giant kākāpō.
Date: 05 August 2010DOC, in partnership with UNESCO, NIWA, and Forest & Bird, ran a photo competition to celebrate biodiversity. View the winning photos.
Date: 25 March 2010Mohua were under threat from predators at the head of Lake Wakatipu. Ground pest control controlled stoats, but 1080 aerial control was needed to control the threat from rats.
Date: 18 March 2010Our very own spokesbird kākāpō starred with Mark Carwadine and Stephen Fry on Last Chance To See on Sunday evening on Prime TV. Click the image to find out more.
Date: 22 February 2010The DOC website won the award for Best Corporate Content at the inaugural ONYA awards - and you helped get us there! Click the image to find out more.
Date: 20 January 2010Prince William's first official visit to New Zealand included a trip to Kapiti Island. Click the image to watch a video and learn more.
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