DOC Heaphy Track Fully Open and Bridged

After major storm damage to the Heaphy Track, including the destruction of the bridge over the Heaphy River, DOC had a big job ahead to re-open the whole track. This has now been completed on December 20th, 2023, following the final testing on the new bridge over the Lewis River.

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What's Up DOC? - March 2024

The latest newsletter includes :

  • 26 year old bat
  • Hectors dolphins in the Firth of Thames
  • What to do in a wildfire
  • Plastic kills Royal Albatross Chick
  • Native snails in trouble
  • Plight of the Southern NZ Dotterel on film
  • And more...

What's Up DOC? - February 2024

The February newsletter includes :

  • Welcome to Royal Albatross Chick
  • iNaturalist NZ - Mātaki Taiao website
  • Pike29 Memorial Track opens
  • Cathedral Cove update
  • Long trip inland for sea lion to give birth
  • Tips for the humble gas cooker - some horror stories
  • Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: The everyday lives of kiwi
  • And more...

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