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Every summer, a small team of dedicated rangers and volunteers goes into full alert at the slightest hint of a summer storm, or king tide, in order to protect our most endangered bird, the tara iti/fairy tern.

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Today, we honour Mothers all over New Zealand. Here at DOC we are giving a special shout out to one group of mothers whose fierceness and tenacity is keeping its species going against all odds: the tara-iti/fairy tern.

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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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