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We asked our local experts – the DOC rangers in Visitor Centres throughout the country – to give us their top recommendations for tracks to explore right now.

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With its expansive rainforests, dramatic coastline and incredible wildlife, the West Coast is a must-visit location for more than just glaciers. In this blog we cover some of the awesome spots in this untamed West Coast wilderness south of the Waiho River.

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April is Takahē Awareness Month. Find out what’s happening and how you can join the celebration – see a takahē or learn about a piece of New Zealand conservation history.

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We’ve put together our top five photography tips to help you capture stunning images of our native wildlife.

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The West Coast wilderness is a must-visit location for more than just glaciers. In this blog we cover some of the awesome spots in this untamed West Coast wilderness surrounding Franz Josef Glacier.

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March is Whio Awareness Month! Our biodiversity rangers kicked off the month by removing bands from whio in the Whirinaki River. 

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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 Alice Hales, a whio crèche volunteer based at Tongariro National Trout Centre.

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