Ashlyn Oswalt is an American expat who’s been living in New Zealand for a year. She’s noticed that many tourists come to New Zealand without the right tools or amount of preparedness to safely enjoy the outdoors.

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In December 2018, a new population of Te Kakahu skink was found on a remote Fiordland Islet 30km from nearest population.

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The fires in Nelson have left a trail of smouldering ashes in their wake. Our staff were part of the first responders and continue to have a presence in Pigeon Valley.

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We’re trialling an Aussie invention, a tree seeder machine, that could prove to be a cost effective solution to native plant restoration across the country.

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Our rangers and volunteers celebrated a lovely Valentine’s Day gift in the form of whio ducklings.

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For International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we caught up with one of our awesome female scientists – Dr Monique Ladds

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Kataraina, an Interpretation Ranger based on Urupukapuka Island, Bay of Islands.

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