Seaweek is New Zealand’s annual national week about the sea. It’s about exciting and inspiring all New Zealanders to renew their connections with the sea!

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Turangi ranger Ian “Muscles” Read recently retired after working for DOC since 1987 — a combined 52 years of state service.

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Today’s photo is of a rare harlequin gecko/tukutuku rakiurae. This species is endemic to Stewart Island in the far south of New Zealand.

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A journey retracing Captain Cook’s Dusky Sound voyage has resulted in some amazing discoveries for a team from Te Papa.

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An all-woman team assembled to take up the challenge of building a DOC-worthy cardboard craft for Te Anau’s annual cardboard boat race.

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Wellington’s Government Buildings Historic Reserve is open for the public to discover with a guide each Saturday at 10am and 2pm, up until Easter weekend.

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This month the Crown fulfilled their Settlement obligation to return four reserves to Hapū represented by the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Trust.

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