Archives For Bay of Islands

Last week a team of researchers have been searching the waters off Northland to try and learn more about our manta rays. 

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Kataraina, an Interpretation Ranger based on Urupukapuka Island, Bay of Islands.

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From the rugged west coast beaches, to the majestic kauri forest and the picture-perfect white sand vistas, Northland is a draw card for nature and summer lovers. Wherever your Northland adventure may take you, follow these tips to help protect our taonga.

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The Project Island Song partnership, made up of community group Guardians of the Bay of Islands, local hapū Ngāti Kuta and Patukeha and DOC, teamed up with Kerikeri Shade House volunteers for a busy day on Tuesday 13th June.

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Forty tīeke/North Island saddleback were recently welcomed to Ipipiri in the Eastern Bay of Islands by around 90 tāngata whenua and Project Island Song supporters.

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Alice spent most of her life in Christchurch, so moving to Kerikeri to become a DOC ranger was a big change. Learn more about Alice and her adventures in the ‘winter-less’ north.

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To celebrate Conservation Week we have asked DOC staff to share with us their favourite local conservation spot. Today, Ranger Helen Ough Dealy, takes us to Motuarohia/Roberton Island in the Bay of Islands.

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