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Looking for new places to discover with your family this summer? We asked our local experts – DOC rangers at Visitor Centres – to share their top picks for whānau -friendly places to explore during the summer holidays. Our rangers share why they love these places, and can help you plan and prepare for your own adventures.

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Native bats are something few New Zealander’s know exist, let alone have ever seen. With two species living in Fiordland local rangers undertake monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special little critters.

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This is a special guest blog by Anthony Behrens, content creator and conservationist at Swampthing, sharing his recent experience following DOC Rangers in the Northern Ruahine rat monitoring programme.

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