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Assurance over signs

The Department of Conservation says trampers using the Cascade Saddle route in the Mount Aspiring National Park can be assured upgraded warning signs will be positioned at the most treacherous section of the crossing.

Doc staff ask for help after shot fur seal found

Department of Conservation (Doc) staff are asking for help to find the person responsible for another marine mammal death on Stewart Island.

Adult sea lions key to lifting numbers

Adult sea lions key to lifting numbers

If New Zealand sea lion numbers are to increase, effort needs to be put into helping adults survive, biologist Stefan Meyer says.

High demand for new Doc fund sees many miss out

High demand for new Doc fund sees many miss out

More than half the Otago and Southland groups that applied for funding from the Department of Conservation's new partnerships fund failed in their bid.

New approach taking time to bed in

An admission the Department of Conservation had ''not been on its game'' for some time did not surprise Otago's Fish and Game Council.

Doc withholds fire report

Doc withholds fire report

The Department of Conservation has declined to release a fire investigation report to the Otago Daily Times requested under the Official Information Act.

'It's over' - monorail rejected

'It's over' - monorail rejected

Te Anau people should be crying - not cheering - over yesterday's government decision rejecting the idea of a $240 million Fiordland monorail, its backer says.

Relief and celebration after two-year battle

With the odds overcome, Manapouri's Ruth Shaw was overjoyed at yesterday's Government decision to refuse the Fiordland monorail.

Doc may buy Contact land

The Department of Conservation plans to buy several parcels of Contact Energy land in the Upper Clutha if a funding application is successful.

Three new southern Doc managers

Three new southern Doc managers

A new team of managers has been appointed to run the biodiversity, recreation and historic conservation arm of the Department of Conservation's southern region.

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