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Shags are large, easy to identify, and live together in colonies, which makes them relatively straightforward to study. Counting and recording the number of shags shows us the health of the marine environments where they live.

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Considering that living on an island is a form of isolation from the mainland, did lock down look and feel any different to normal life? We asked our rangers that live on the islands of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park to share their experiences during Alert Levels 3 & 4. Welcome to Postcards from the Edge!

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Today we hear from Juliet, a Pest Fish Ranger who had the task of surveying for pest fish populations around the South Island last summer. This work is an important part of protecting our native species.

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