The Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) has a vision for Aotearoa, New Zealand to be the greatest living space on Earth. It is responsible for some of the most important issues facing Aotearoa New Zealand: how to look after our unique environment in a way that benefits current and future generations. DOC's roles and responsibilities in relation to this are broad and deep:
  • Managing a third of New Zealand's land including many places of national significance and a vast network of assets.
  • Managing protected species and undertaking large-and small-scale at place conservation interventions.
  • Regulating activities that impact wildlife, regulating coastal and marine activities.
  • Researching and monitoring of biodiversity trends and inter

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