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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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Considering that living on an island is a form of isolation from the mainland, did lock down look and feel any different to normal life? We asked our rangers that live on the islands of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park to share their experiences during Alert Levels 3 & 4. Welcome to Postcards from the Edge!

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