Tags » Native Animals

Jobs at DOC: Karin Mahlfeld, Land Snails Ranger

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). 1,138 more words

Native Animals

New Zealand Fashion Week 2014

It’s New Zealand Fashion Week.

If you missed getting tickets to see the latest looks from designers such as Kate Sylvester, NOM*d* and Juliette Hogan, we’ve got your back, with this exclusive show from our very best designer… 58 more words

Native Animals

Protecting our kakī

By DOC Ranger, Cody Thyne

As a ranger based in Twizel the main part of my job is supporting the Kakī Recovery Programme.

Kakī/black stilts… 415 more words

Native Animals

Peripatus: New Zealand's velvet worms/ngaokeoke

They measure only 2 centimetres in length, so how does a 2 metre long peripatus (velvet worm) come to be found in one of Dunedin’s oldest buildings? 597 more words

Native Animals

Photo of the week: Whitebaiting

Today’s photo of whitebaiters in the surf near Okarito River mouth during the 2006 season, reminds us that the 2014 whitebait season is about to get started. 63 more words

Native Animals

City shorebirds—masters of their elements

By DOC’s Government Support Manager (and keen photographer), Brian Sheppard

New Zealand’s magnificent shorebirds are masters of their elements but they only reach this supreme state of being after rigorous training of mind and body. 436 more words

Native Animals