Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage.

DOC’s vision is for New Zealand to be the greatest living space on Earth | Kāore he wāhi i tua atu i a Aotearoa, hei wahi noho i te ao.

This vision means ensuring that New Zealanders gain a wide range of benefits from healthy functioning ecosystems, recreation opportunities, and through living our history.