Date: 25 May 2017Over the past two years staff and students at the Coromandel Outdoor Language Centre have removed over 150 pests from the beautiful Waitaia Track.
Date: 10 May 2017A community project in Mercury Bay, Coromandel has been recognised with an award from the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.
Date: 04 May 2017Another successful northern New Zealand dotterel breeding season has flashed by on the Coromandel Peninsula.
Date: 12 December 2016Last month our Wellington rangers got a welcome helping hand from ten young international volunteers.
Date: 01 December 2016Having made the brave step to quit her job after 11 years as a physiotherapist, Sarah Wood was keen to contribute to conservation. DOC ranger Danielle Hart signed her up as a volunteer and the next week Sarah was part of a 13-person team, on her way to Great Mercury Island!
Date: 23 November 2016Volunteers whose hard work and vision have transformed DOC's Uretiti Beach Campsite have been recognised with an award.
Date: 10 October 2016Source: Michael Wilson, NZDAEade Memorial Hut in the Godley Valley, originally built in 1963, was long overdue for some TLC. Volunteers from the New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association recently got stuck in, bringing the hut up to date.
Date: 07 October 2016Source: Craig Benbow, NZDAThanks to members of the New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association, eight historically significant back country huts and bivs in Canterbury have received a welcome upgrade.
Date: 16 September 2016This Conservation Week New Zealanders are being encouraged to ‘join the team’ and pitch in with local conservation efforts. Someone who does more than pitch in is 71 year old ‘weed leader’ Ken Samson.
Date: 06 September 2016The Hahei Ratepayers Group teamed up with DOC rangers to help protect our native birdlife. Pre-monitoring has been completed and the results are in!
Date: 01 September 2016Coastal Scientist Jim Dahm, Otama residents, DOC staff and volunteers met onsite to share knowledge at Otama Dune Day.
Date: 19 August 2016A short video about hihi conservation and the central role that Tiritiri Matangi Island has played in the return of hihi to parts of their former range.
Date: 05 August 2016The Hahei Ratepayers Group have teamed up with Whitianga based DOC rangers to protect and support the native birdlife.
Date: 22 June 2016Every year DOC awards scholarships to young people for Outward Bound adventure courses. Read about the young conservationists about to embark on their adventure.
Date: 02 June 2016Genesis Energy team up with the Motuihe Restoration Trust to restore Taraire Bush on Motuihe Island located in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf.