Archives For Native animals

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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The wind was strong, but the sun was shining as the first 19 juvenile kaki/black stilt were released onto the Tasman River last week.

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For 10 years now The Outlook for Someday film challenge has helped grow a generation of sustainability storytellers.

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In what has become an unofficial tradition, we countdown the most visited species on the DOC website for 2016.

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DOC’s conservation dogs have interesting jobs. Learn more about the role Jazz plays in locating some of our precious native bird species.

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Today’s photo of the week is of a New Zealand dotterel/tuturiwhatu nest on a beautiful beach in the Far North.

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Technology is demonstrating that eavesdropping on the Māui dolphin can have conservation benefits.

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