Latest Department of Conservation New Zealand News

Royal Cam chick fledges as successful season wraps up
Working together to grow West Coast
Parts of Queen Charlotte Track reopen this weekend
Hollyford Track reopens
New work to enhance West Coast environment
Stay safe on Taranaki Mounga this summer
Native bats thrive after predator control
Waiuta joins Tohu Whenua today
Reports of dead penguins around Auckland
Pūnanga Manu o Te Anau/Te Anau Bird Sanctuary welcomes back daily tours
Mixed results for Yellow-eyed penguin/Hoiho on mainland, decline on Rakiura
Stony Batter secret tunnels set to reopen this summer
Campers and beachgoers asked to share our beaches this summer
Rare chicks from remote island hatch
Online bookings now required for popular DOC campgrounds
Views sought on iconic view – Kawarau/The Remarkables
Routeburn Track officially reopens
DOC reconsiders concession at centre of Motutapu/Rangitoto Supreme Court case
Te Taiapa/Goldie Bush tracks temporarily closed
NIWA to become DOC’s new weather forecaster
DOC and recreational fishers working together to ‘tackle’ marine bycatch
Big year underway at albatross colony
Call for urgent action on Pacific conservation
DOC completes tahr control for 2020
Appeal to find skink habitat vandals
Pilot whales strand on Chatham Islands
Leopard seal’s arrival a seasonal reminder
From mountains to sea to space – measuring ocean health on Kāpiti Coast
Community conservation volunteers have taken to tree-tops to restore Aongatete Forest
Kākā monitoring reveals four-fold population increase
Ninety Duvaucel’s geckos released on pest-free Motutapu island
DOC urges Kiwis to get outdoors but go prepared
Jobs for Nature work benefiting local iwi and ngahere
Corrections collaboration leads to walk on wild side
Queenstown predator trapping workshop “not all guts and gore”
First fairy tern eggs impacted by wild weather
Tuatara journey up South Island to Marlborough Sounds’ homeland
Vulnerable nesting shorebirds need care from beachgoers
Three kōwhiowhio ducklings hatch in Te Anau
Beachfront home and new te reo name for rare skink
Students’ conservation dresses on display
Seal pup’s death a reminder to drive carefully on beaches
Tāne Mahuta viewing closed for boardwalk repairs
Mana whenua and Waiheke community collaborate for Tangaroa
Significant flax varieties translocated to Lake Ruatuna
Eves Valley reserve recovering from fire
Koi carp hunt a family affair
First survey of Himalayan tahr on Crown pastoral land