Giant wētā on Pig Island, Lake WakatipuIMAGE: Sabine Bernert ©
Get your kids off screens and into nature these school holidays with our Kiwi Guardians activity programme – now with 11 new sites.
DOC’s Outward Bound scholarship offers a development opportunity for our future conservation leaders. Guy McDonald, a previous scholarship recipient, shares his experience.
Kiwibank shares DOC’s mission to actively be involved in protecting what is ‘ours’ for future generations. This is why they have joined forces with us to support the Conservation Dogs programme.
The kererū is a large bird with iridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound in our forests.
Moana has fledged! On 6 September, she stretched her wings on land one last time and took off on her first sea voyage.
View the most recent volunteer activities added to the website.
The battle for our national bird will reach a major milestone when a special kiwi called Mighty Dash is released into the wild this week.
New Zealand fur seals (kekeno) are frequent visitors at this time of year but humans need to keep their distance.