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After a month of care and rehabilitation, our staff had the privilege of releasing Tiaki the Kea back to his mountain home in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

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It’s now over six weeks since the first 18 takahē took flight (so to speak) to their new home in Kahurangi National Park. Takahē Advocacy Ranger Julie Harvey updates us on the birds progress in their new home.

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2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year.

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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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At around 1700 individuals, the New Zealand dotterel//tūturiwhatu is among our rarest birds, it’s officially ranked as ‘nationally vulnerable’.

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Meet the two takahē who are living the retired couple’s dream living on a world class golf course in Taupo.

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We’re keen to make the blog as interesting/useful/inspirational to you as possible, so we’d love it if you could spare a moment to answer a few questions for us.

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