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Volunteers are at the heart of the community effort to protect native birds on the Devenport peninsula. National Volunteer Advisor Chris Charles tells us about the great work volunteers in the community are undertaking to keep native birds safe from predators.

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Two weeks in dense Great Barrier Island forest isn’t everyone’s thing, but for the nationally vulnerable seabird, the takoketai/black petrel, this is where they hang out to breed. This is also where Sir Peter Blake-DOC Ambassador James Ranstead is studying them.

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To celebrate the Chinese New Year our staff in Auckland recently attended the local Chinese New Year Festival and Market Day.

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Predator Free ranger Kat Lane spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. Here’s some reasons they weren’t.

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The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is a biodiversity hotspot that is home to some of our rarest native species. Here are 8 species to look out for if you are visiting the Auckland region this summer.

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It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. We’re celebrating all over the country, here are some of the things our rangers are doing. 

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It’s dinner time and Matthew Mold, a ranger on Tiritiri Matangi Island, gets a call from a frantic woman who has lost her passport.

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