DOC cares for and protects the historic and cultural heritage in public conservation areas.
Conservation land makes up one third of New Zealand and this means that DOC manages the single largest collection of historic heritage in the country.
Find out why historic heritage is important to New Zealanders, why it should be protected and how DOC manages historic heritage.
Describes the basics about what heritage is, the different elements used to describe it and the benefits of conserving it.
Explains the role DOC has in protecting and managing historic heritage and the relevant legislation it works under.
Provides a simple overview of the historic heritage management system that DOC uses.
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