Archives For Islands

Two weeks in dense Great Barrier Island forest isn’t everyone’s thing, but for the nationally vulnerable seabird, the takoketai/black petrel, this is where they hang out to breed. This is also where Sir Peter Blake-DOC Ambassador James Ranstead is studying them.

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Dr Aditi Sriram shares her experience investigating disease and mortality in New Zealand sea lions as part of a research team on Enderby Island.

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In an effort spanning more than four years, countless people and multiple organisations, mice have officially been eradicated from Antipodes Island.

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It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re reflecting on the life and times of Nigel, the gannet whose tumultuous love affair with a concrete bird made headlines around the world.

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After 18 long months, the wait is finally over. In just over one week’s time, a team are heading back to the Antipodes Islands to discover the outcome of the Million Dollar Mouse project.

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Thriving weka numbers on Kapiti Island have been causing a problem for some of the other island residents, particularly our native tītī/sooty shearwaters.

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Planning on visiting our scenic South Island? This two-week road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the rugged south, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has to offer.

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