Archives For Marine

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Auckland’s marine rangers – Gabby, Ant, Bridgette and Grant.

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Last week a team of researchers have been searching the waters off Northland to try and learn more about our manta rays. 

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The Department of Conservation is working with partners Air New Zealand and Greater Wellington Regional Council to take you on a virtual journey.

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Each year the CITES Secretariat celebrates World Wildlife Day (WWD) on 3 March. This year the theme for WWD is: ‘Life below water: for people and planet’.

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Winter was an exciting time for whale watchers in Wellington, and a busy time for DOC.

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Beaches are great places to roam with dogs, but uncontrolled dogs can disturb or harm our wildlife. To avoid this, here are some simple steps dog owners can take to lead the way as ambassadors for our wildlife.

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Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fifth and final installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video. The process of publishing this work on social media has encouraged conversation on some interesting ideas.

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