Who wouldn’t want to wake up to this epic view? Enjoy a stay at Welcome Flat Hut on the Copland Track in Westland Tai Poutini National Park.

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To highlight Takahē Awareness Month, Kapiti Island ranger Genevieve Spargo, tells us the story of Ahoake, the takahē with a broken beak.

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DOC had a delegation of 14 staff—from rangers to the Director-General—at the recent World Parks Congress in Sydney.

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Then: “You’re good at killing things and saving things, but your information management is too hit and miss…”. Now: the project connected to that conversation is up for an award for its new information management app.

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Restoring globally important conservation sites is just one of Ranger Stephen Horn’s skills. Add climbing mountains, candling kākāpō eggs, and collecting tortured bonsai trees… and we’ve got a man worth reading about!

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Conservation Week was an opportunity to promote mountain biking as an accessible and enjoyable way to ‘discover the world where you live’.

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Unique to New Zealand, the hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, is one of the world’s rarest penguin, so it’s exciting to see that chicks are on their way!

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