Archives For biodiversity

We’re known for having some of the most pristine and untouched natural landscapes, which are home to some very unique creatures. Here are 10 native species you might encounter on a walk in New Zealand.

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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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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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Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across public conservation land.

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What do predator traps, grebe rafts, translocation boxes, wētā motels and red tussock have in common? These are just some of the conservation products made or grown by inmates at the Otago Correctional Facility.

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we profile Paul Jacques, a ranger based in Invercargill.

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DOC Ranger Jane Hughes explores and measures the secretive world of the Whangamarino Wetland.

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