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After a month of care and rehabilitation, our staff had the privilege of releasing Tiaki the Kea back to his mountain home in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves using baited remote underwater video.

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We follow the work over a season with the Whio Recovery Programme at the Central Southern Alps Security Site.

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Te Kuiti ranger Doug Taucher retires on Monday. Read about his 43 years as a ranger for the Forest Service then DOC.

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Today is World Ranger Day, a day to celebrate the amazing things our hundreds of hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Here’s a snapshot of the wide variety of jobs our rangers do on a daily basis.

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DOC’s Don Herron shares his experiences from his night working as the Duty Ranger on Matiu/Somes Island.

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we profile Kristina Mottlova, Visitor Centre Ranger at Franz Josef.

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