Archives For Native animals

Finding up to 100 intrepid seabirds on Whenua Hou as part of a highly ambitious plan to move kōrure/mottled petrel chicks to the Maungaharuru Range in the Hawke’s Bay.

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Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across public conservation land.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Massey University student, Victoria Buckley, tells us about her opportunity to work at the Whio Crèche in Turangi over the past summer.

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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.

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