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Dept. of Conservation: Conservation blog
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We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the eleventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).
18 takahē are now roaming the tussock grasslands of Gouland Downs on the Heaphy Track. Takahē Advocacy Ranger Julie takes us behind the scenes of the recent takahē release in Kahurangi National Park.
What do you get if you cross 100 intrepid seabirds, a 1,131-kilometre flight and a huge amount of volunteer support? A highly ambitious translocation of kōrure/mottled petrel chicks to the Maungaharuru Range.
An Aussie invention that could sow the seeds of native trees and shrubs directly into the ground is proving to be a successful, cost-effective, labour-saving alternative to planting.
Massey University student, Victoria Buckley, tells us about her opportunity to work at the Whio Crèche in Turangi over the past summer.
Our wetlands act like the kidneys of the earth, they are also home to unique wildlife and plants. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands is an international treaty focusing on the conservation of our wetlands.
To get people talking about unique native species, we took a camera out around Wellington and asked people to say a few twisty names for us.
In an effort spanning more than four years, countless people and multiple organisations, mice have officially been eradicated from Antipodes Island.
The Kākāpō Recovery Team monitor the levels of rimu fruit growing on both Whenua Hou and Anchor Island as masting (mass fruiting) of rimu is a known trigger for kākāpō to breed.