Archives For Hauraki Gulf Marine Park

Our series Postcards from the Edge continue with our entry from Emma Dunning, resident ranger on Tiritiri Matangi, as she shares here experiences living on the pest-free island during Alert Levels 3 & 4

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Patrick van Diepen was only four weeks on the job as DOC ranger for Motuihe Island/Te Motu-a-Ihenga in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park/Ko te Pātaka kai o Tīkapa Moana, when he had to quickly make the decision whether he wanted to, or even could, stay on the island during lockdown.

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The variety of life on Earth has its very own day – International Day for Biological Diversity. Here at DOC, we would happily celebrate biodiversity every day of the year. It’s a great opportunity to highlight the intrinsic value of our natural world and its interconnectedness.

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