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Posts Tagged ‘ Department of Conservation ’

Fears for Blue Whales as seismic survey begins

Dec 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Multimedia, Radio News

There are fears that a seismic survey by the controversial ship the Amazon Warrior could disturb marine life, in particular Blue Whales. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Flood of submissions to DoC on Waitaha River

Nov 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

The Department of Conservation has received 1680 public submissions after approving in principle a hydro scheme on the West Coast’s Waitaha River.

Seventy submitters want to speak at hearing on December 5 for scheme that Forest and Bird says will be a devastating impact on native animals and vegetation. MARGOT NEAS reports.



Conservation week ends with a pest-fest

Nov 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Hundreds converge on dead whale washed up on Waikanae Beach

Oct 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

School’s out for dead humpback whale, which gets a karakia from local Maori.



Wellington protest march for Maui’s dolphin with message for minister

Jul 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Nick Smith target after oil exploration raised dismissed as threat to dolphins in marine reserve.



PHOTO ESSAY: Tongariro Crossing brings out walkers

Mar 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Day trek takes between six and eight hours, and is one of New Zealand’s nine great walks.



Nature shows its colour in Thistle Hall art exhibtion

Dec 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Artist Sarah Matthew returns to New Zealand for art exhibition inspired by remote environment.



Live birdsong from Kapiti Island to Paris on Paekakariki 88.2

May 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Kapiti Island’s native birds are streamed live on a Paekakariki community radio station.



DOC job cuts a threat to NZ, says Forest and Bird

Apr 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

New Zealand’s billion-dollar clean green brand at risk, say environmentalists.



WCC culls feral goats to preserve environment

Sep 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Public condemns rotting carcasses policy as: ‘sense of brutality’.



Protesters demand end to gill net killing of our Maui

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bethune leads stand for the last 55 native Maui dolphins



Prime Minister mines boos, jeers on street

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Bathurst Resources office attracts West Coast coal protest



Online journey planner goes where Google cannot

Dec 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Local knowledge updates set Greater Wellington site apart



It’s been no free ride for wandering Happy Feet

Aug 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Zoo: gypsy penguin hasn’t cost taxpayer.



Island Bay snorkel trail a first for Wellington

Mar 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dive shop, trust and DoC combine to enhance marine reserve



Boat club wants to become its own landlord

Oct 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Plimmerton club hopes for land swap with Porirua City Council.



No development to be allowed on ‘The Point’

Jul 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Coastal land locals fought for is now to be saved.



Polls show Kiwis consistently anti-mining

Jun 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Surveys show consistent pattern over national parks



Off-road team goes bush to rescue vehicles

May 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Inland Hutt/Kapiti track claims cars, motorbikes, off-roaders.



Nurturing 100% pure New Zealand

Apr 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

He’s not saving kakapo or kiwi but it’s work he says is just as important. And visitors to his Wellington native plant haven appreciate the results, Tom Petrie tells SIMON BUNNY.



After tragedy, outdoor pursuits centre firmly on way to recovery

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

LIZ PROCTOR found it relatively easy to see beyond a media blackout the passion OPC staff are applying to restore the centre’s reputation.



4WD fans get rare glimpse of protected coastline

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

RV drivers see hidden Wainui vistas. WITH SLIDESHOW.