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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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DOC’s Julie Kidd shares news of recent conservation successes around the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.

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Great Barrier Island is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, but in October 1894 it was the site of one of New Zealand’s worst shipwrecks with around 130 lives lost.

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Marine Ranger Yuin Khai Foong writes about last week’s call out to check up on an injured New Zealand fur seal.

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