Donate

Support for Canterbury conservation work

Four ambitious conservation projects in Canterbury have received $137,000 in support from the DOC Community Fund, Conservation Ministers Maggie Barry and Nicky Wagner have announced. The projects range from wilding...


Contractor appointed to build first of Northland bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says the replacement of one-way bridges on Northland’s state highways has moved another step forward, with a contractor being appointed to carry out the works at...


Northland action plan making strong progress

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have praised the progress of the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan, one year on from its launch. The...


Funding for Northland conservation projects

Conservation work in Northland has received a major investment of $400,000 from the DOC Community Fund, announced today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. Four groups will receive funding for community...


Rotorua projects to help kokako

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Primary Industries Minister Louise Upston say projects to help kokako in Bay of Plenty have been given more than $125,000 from the DOC Community...


Track upgrades to prevent spread of kauri dieback

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC has completed the first stage of a 3-year programme to upgrade tracks in kauri forests to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback. Twenty-six...


Non-emergency police number to be launched

Police Minister Paula Bennett has today announced a new easy-to-remember phone number will be launched for non-urgent police calls. “It’s important that people can contact the police at all times...


Ten per cent more police to reduce crime

A $503 million package which includes increasing police staff and resources across the country will reduce crime and make our communities safer.   Police Minister Paula Bennett says the Safer...


Extra police to make communities safer

Another 1125 police staff, including 880 sworn police officers, will be funded over the next four years to reduce crime and prevent reoffending, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New...


Expanded predator control work in Northland forests

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced a major expansion of predator control work in Northland’s precious native forests. “Controlling predators is vital if the forests are going to be safe...