Little River Rakiura Track Stewart Island credit B Maryns

Conservation Information

Learn more about conservation and Rakiura. Check out these resources, videos, and links to organisations to fill your kete.

Fight for the Wild
Fight for the Wild

Documentary film & podcast series exploring the notion of a Predator Free 2050 in Aotearoa. Made pos...

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Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 is an ambitious goal to rid New Zealand of the most damaging introduced predators...

A visit to Stewart Island.Rakiura Photo Shellie CC BY SA 2.0
Welcome to Stewart Island

An overview of Rakiura/Stewart Island including how to get there, things to do, places to stay, etc.


Bionet connects information about pests and disease in New Zealand in one place.

Norway rat Rakiura. Photo Jake Osborne CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Southland Pest Hub

The Southland Pest Hub is your go-to guide for advice on pest animals and weeds in Southland.  

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Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research’s core purpose is to drive innovation in the management of terres...

Feral cat. Photo - DOC CC-BY
Vertebrate Pest Control Best Practice from Landcare...

A list of documents outlining best practice for the various predator control methods from Landcare R...

Predator Free 2050 Ltd

Predator Free 2050 Limited is a Crown-owned, charitable company established to help deliver the New ...

Predator Free New Zealand Trust

The Predator Free NZ Trust is a private charitable organisation established to encourage,  support a...

Detector Gadget rodent dog checking bags for rodents. Photo - Sandy King
Conservation Dogs Programme

This programme uses highly trained dogs and their handlers to detect New Zealand’s protected species...

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New Zealand's Biological Heritage National Science Challenge

The BioHeritage Challenge, Ngā Koiora Tuku Iko, aims to protect and manage Aotearoa New Zealand’s bi...

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DOC's Volunteer Programme

Get involved in activities around the country, and find out about volunteering for conservation.