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.
Pūnanga Manu o Te Anau/Te Anau Bird Sanctuary welcomed two new faces in December last year with the arrival of two kākā chicks.
Last Thursday evening Senior Biodiversity Ranger Fiona Anderson, with help from son Hugo, released a rehabilitated Fiordland crested penguin on Chesterfield Beach near Hokitika.
World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March. It’s a global celebration of wildlife and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the tenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).