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Date: 10 April 2018For the first time in more than 150 years, a New Zealand sea lion/rāpoka breeding colony has established on mainland New Zealand, at Stewart Island.
Date: 27 March 2018Ulva Island’s intensive trapping network has stopped a rampage of rats in their tracks this summer after five unrelated rodents were caught on the island’s coastal network.
Date: 21 March 2018Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationIn a world-leading conservation effort, mice have been successfully eradicated from Antipodes Island in the New Zealand Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.
Date: 07 March 2018Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationTwo options to protect areas of ocean off the east coast of the South Island will be considered by Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage.
Date: 26 February 2018Illegally grazing 380 cattle in a conservation area for two weeks in 2017 could cost a Southland farming company more than $100,000.
Date: 26 February 2018Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationThe critically endangered Antipodes Island wandering albatross will be functionally extinct within the next 20 years unless the devastating decline in their population is halted, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage says.
Date: 19 February 2018Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationThe Million Dollar Mouse team are back in the Antipodes Islands to discover the outcome of one of the largest ever attempts to eradicate mice.
Date: 05 February 2018DOC and Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust estimate there are 250 breeding pairs of yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho along the Otago and Southland coastline as their annual breeding season comes to an end.
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