Archives For Canterbury

We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following the work he is doing with baited remote underwater video.

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Planning on visiting our scenic South Island? This two-week road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the rugged south, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has to offer.

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For 30 years, DOC have been New Zealand’s Rural Fire Authority. This means that many staff are trained to fight fires, and do so on public conservation land when necessary.

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a DOC ranger? We got in touch with Tom MacTavish, the ranger in Akaroa, and asked him to tell us about his day.

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On a warm February weekend Sam Rowland and Kate Alderslade explored Te Ara Pātaka — they share with us 10 reasons to visit this magical spot.

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During the recent events this week, our thoughts are with the people of Kaikoura and everyone affected by Monday’s quake.

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What did forests on Banks Peninsula look like before the weeds and pests invaded? That’s the question Wayne Beggs and Anna Paltridge set out to answer.

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