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Date: 13 November 2017An orca stranded on Marfells Beach in Marlborough since yesterday has been successfully refloated this afternoon and was swimming out to sea.
Date: 16 October 2017People are invited to an Our Place: Our Nature family event with fun activities in Nelson on Saturday 28 October, being held to celebrate Conservation Week.
Date: 20 September 2017DOC welcomes the conviction of a Nelson man for shooting at kea, killing one.
Date: 24 August 2017DOC is calling for public help to prevent pests reaching Abel Tasman National Park islands.
Date: 23 August 2017A historic translocation of takahē to the first new wild site outside of Fiordland has been thwarted by bad weather and early breeding.
Date: 23 August 2017DOC and HealthPost will collaborate to establish an eco-sanctuary at Farewell Spit and adjoining public conservation land in Golden Bay.
Date: 03 August 2017Bookings for Angelus Hut for will now be required for Labour weekend and Queen's Birthday weekend.
Date: 28 June 2017Black-fronted tern/tarapirohe breeding in Molesworth Station has taken a turn for the better.
Date: 20 June 2017Funds from the DOC Community Fund are helping eliminate wilding pines from the outer Marlborough Sounds.
Date: 30 May 2017Twenty pāteke/brown teal have been released into the Abel Tasman National Park, the second mainland South Island site where the rare native ducks can be found.
Date: 24 March 2017Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationDOC is eradicating spartina in the Marlborough Sounds and Golden Bay.
Date: 06 March 2017Almost 300 km of Tasman Bay beaches are cleaner after 4.77 tonnes of rubbish were removed on Saturday.
Date: 03 March 2017Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationConservation Minister Maggie Barry today praised a new eradication campaign, ‘Wasp Wipeout’, which is removing pest wasps from the Nelson-Tasman region this summer.
Date: 11 February 2017The whale rescue to refloat stranded whales at Farewell Spit continued on Saturday 11 February.
Date: 10 February 2017Around 416 pilot stranded near the base of Farewell Spit overnight, with around 250 to 300 already dead.
Date: 17 January 2017Source: Department of Conservation and Nelson Marlborough HealthDOC and Nelson Marlborough Health have confirmed that the norovirus outbreak on the track appears to be over.
Date: 09 January 2017We are delighted by a first sign of mohua breeding on Blumine Island/Oruawairua indicating the endangered native birds are establishing a foothold on the Marlborough Sounds' island sanctuary.
Date: 06 January 2017DOC is urging people who have been on the Travers-Sabine Circuit to avoid other national parks if they're feeling unwell.
Date: 04 January 2017DOC is warning trampers to avoid the Travers-Sabine Circuit in the Nelson Lakes National Park because of a suspected norovirus outbreak.
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