There’s a dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have been volunteering for 20 years, and they’re all older than my granddad.
Our first job for the new kiwi project at Shy Lake was to get radio transmitters on enough adults that we could hope for a worthwhile sample this year in terms of survival monitoring.
This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Business Support Manager, Wendy Evans shares how Te Reo is woven through her DOC and raranga journey.
Earlier this year DOC Intern Madison Charles discovered an interesting link between the historic Kawarau Bridge, a leading New Zealand engineer and the world’s symbol for extinction – the dodo.
This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Outreach and Education Coordinator, Ben Moorhouse tells us about his journey learning Te Reo and what it means to him and his role.
For 30 years, DOC have been New Zealand’s Rural Fire Authority. This means that many staff are trained to fight fires, and do so on public conservation land when necessary.
Having chosen a site that would work for our study, we need to catch some adult kiwi and attach radio transmitters to their legs.
This Father’s Day we wanted to share some photos of New Zealand dads that are doing their bit to ensure the survival of our native species.
Last month, resident Dave Sutherland launched his suburb’s attack on pests in Porirua’s Titahi Bay.
Imagine a machine that could effortlessly sow native seeds straight into the ground, creating within hours what will grow to become a woodland, open forest or wildlife corridor.