Archives For West Coast

We follow the work over a season with the Whio Recovery Programme at the Central Southern Alps Security Site.

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At the mouth of the Grey River/Māwheranui is an island that has been restored thanks to the efforts of DOC staff, the local community, and the Grey District Council.

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Ranger Don Herron shares with us his ride along the “marvellous” Old Ghost Road—one of New Zealand’s premier multi-day single track rides.

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Sunshine, blue skies and warm evenings greeted Don Herron when he rode the Heaphy Track in May 2016.

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Over the summer DOC ranger Chrissy Wickes and her family enjoyed a trip completing sections of the West Coast Wilderness Trail.

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Rod Hitchmough, DOC Science Advisor, tells us about efforts to recover the extremely rare Chesterfield skink from the verge of extinction.

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Geocaching — it sounded like something for someone else, until Hokitika Partnership Ranger Inger Perkins tried it out in preparation for Conservation Week.

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