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Department of Conservation

This Department of Conservation (DOC) site has information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.


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Ministry for the Environment

The MFE works to achieve good environmental leadership and decision making at all levels so that we can deliver the environment that New Zealanders expect and deserve.

On this website you can find out about issues that affect the environment, environmental laws and treaties and environmental reporting. There's also information on what you can do for the environment, copies of their publications and information about the organisation.



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