Department of Conservation

Community Organisation

We are the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand's natural and historic heritage for all to enjoy now and in the future.

Our vision is for New Zealand to be the greatest living space on Earth. KÄore he wÄhi i tua atu i a Aotearoa, hei wahi noho i te ao.

Get into nature this Conservation Week 14-22 September:  Find activities near you.

Let your kids become a Kiwi Guardian. Learn about nature, earn cool rewards and go on epic family adventures in your area.