Department of Conservation (New Zealand)

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RRecommendations towards implementation of the Marine Protected Areas Policy on the South Island’s south-east coast of New Zealand
7 Mar 2018

The South-East Marine Protection Forum has provided this final report on marine protection on the South Island’s south-east coast to the Ministers of Conservation and Fisheries.


10 May 2014

This study produces a comprehensive terrestrial ecosystem classification by subjectively constructing a heirarchy of perceived key environmental drivers.

Introduction: The ecosystem concept is at the centre of international agreements, New Zealand legislation, and modern policy and planning systems that aim to sustainably manage...


14 Mar 2014

This report outlines a plan to secure the survival of New Zealand's native frogs.


Native frogs were formerly widespread and common throughout New Zealand. However, they are now much reduced in range, with remnant populations only occurring on the mainland of...


10 Jan 2014

The Land Cover Database should not be used on its own to identify wetlands in the Wellington region, whether it is for resource management, ecological or significance assessment purposes.

Abstract: Wetlands are nationally rare in New Zealand as a result of their on-going...

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