Archives For Islands

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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Today we follow Kirsten, one of our marine scientists, in the second part a collaborative study with MPI and NIWA to survey blue cod in marine reserves.

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You’ve heard of New Zealand’s large, flightless birds, but did you know that we have several species of large, flightless weevil too?

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