Air New Zealand and the Department of Conservation (DOC) today achieved the largest and most complex tuatara relocation ever undertaken. The 260 tuatara travelled on commercial flights from Wellington to Gisborne, Hamilton and Dunedin. The tuatara travelled by helicopter from Takapourewa (Stephens Island) in the Marlborough Sounds to Wellington Airport where they were handed over [...]
Check out the new video that is now playing on-board selected Air New Zealand flights, encouraging Kiwis to get out and walk New Zealand’s stunning nine Great Walks. Footage provided by the Department of Conservation.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Rob Fyfe have today confirmed a major three year commercial partnership between the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Air New Zealand. The partnership is worth the equivalent of $1 million annually to DOC through travel and marketing support for new conservation programmes [...]