Photo of a tūī resting on a branch.
Image: Richard Rossiter | ©
Whether you’re a local, or you’re here on holiday, we all have a shared responsibility to look after this awesome place.
A behind the scenes look at how DOC cares for NZ's native species and natural environment. Our latest episode features DOC legend Herb Christophers sharing his experiences as a science communicator.
Show us your favourite wild animal and you could win our CITES prize pack. Competition open 3 to 24 February 2020.
New Zealand has been in a biodiversity crisis for more than 100 years – but the effects of climate change could tip our internationally important species over the edge.More
Fisheries New Zealand and DOC are seeking public feedback on a proposed network of marine protected areas off the southeast coast of the South Island.
A swingbridge in Pureora Forest has reopened in time for a cycling event which travels the length of New Zealand this month.
DOC has begun legal proceedings against a Coromandel dog owner after the discovery of a dead kiwi on private property adjacent to public conservation land.
A toxic blue green algal bloom is now thought to be the cause of sickness and even death of birds in the Firth of Thames.More