Defence Force swaps khakis for greens – Mathew Littlewood, Timaru Herald

Sam Staley, range warden of the Tekapo Military Training Area with Minister of Conservation, Eugenie Sage at a weir designed to stop trout in one of the spring fed streams.

Controlling the spread of wilding pines has become a major part of the New Zealand Defence Force's work at the Tekapo Military Camp.

The NZ Defence Force is involved in the Te Manahuna Aoraki conservation work, protecting endangered and native species on their land.