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DOC a range of plans, strategies and agreements which set out our goals, actions and directions for our work.
Also see corporate publications and science publications.
General Policy is the highest level of statutory policy for conservation management.
Our statutory plans set out how DOC and our Treaty partners manage our natural and historic heritage.
View published non-statutory management plans for the operations of conservation areas.
View guidance on biodiversity offsetting and guidance for biodiversity protection on private land.
This plan is a guiding strategy for our future information communication and technology initiatives for 2015-2019.
Our policy for deciding whether to initiate criminal proceedings, and considering appeals against court decisions arising from our prosecutions.
View DOC's National Education Strategy and the governments Environmental Education for Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan.
Our workplace alcohol and drug policy is for DOC staff, independent contractors and volunteers.
This policy statement sets out our approach to deer control.
This Strategy sets out DOC’s approach to its compliance and law enforcement function.
A Crown Conservation Contract is a mechanism in the Climate Change Response Act 2002 that enables public conservation land to be entered into the Emissions Trading Scheme.
The New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan expresses New Zealand’s commitment to stem the loss of biodiversity worldwide.
DOC's procedural documents are provided here so we can share our best practice.