Tag: Department of Conservation

Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track

News Desk - Jul 14, 2019

Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage made the announcement today in Tuatapere, Southland, and said it would be "a fantastic addition" to the network. "The track provides access…

Milford Track Huts Booked Out In Minutes For Summer
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Milford Track Huts Booked Out In Minutes For Summer

News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

The site went live at 9:30am on Tuesday and within minutes bookings for the 70 beds in huts along the track were full for December and January.…

More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland

News Desk - May 08, 2019

A further discovery of the invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria) at a new site in Fiordland is disappointing, but should not be seen as an opportunity to…

Police Confirm Three Dead In Helicopter Crash Near Wanaka
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Police Confirm Three Dead In Helicopter Crash Near Wanaka

News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The helicopter crashed shortly after take-off, killing the pilot and two DOC staff on board. It has been confirmed Nick Wallis, the youngest son of Sir Tim…

Name the Albatross Chick
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Environment, News
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Name the Albatross Chick

News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Hundreds of people from around the world have had their say and now it’s your turn to choose the official name for this year’s Royal cam chick.…

Dog Kills Two Yellow-Eyed Penguins At The Catlins
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Dog Kills Two Yellow-Eyed Penguins At The Catlins

News Desk - May 23, 2018

Dog owners are being warned they must take better control of their dogs following the deaths of two yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho in the Catlins, if they want to…

DOC Fire Warning: Scorching Southern Summer a Serious Fire Risk
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Community, News
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DOC Fire Warning: Scorching Southern Summer a Serious Fire Risk

Editor - Dec 01, 2017

Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are urged to be fire wise this summer as warm, dry weather persists in the south. Department of Conservation Te Anau Operations Manager…