Archives For Native animals

Our rangers and volunteers celebrated a lovely Valentine’s Day gift in the form of whio ducklings.

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The majority of New Zealanders and visitors know that it’s not acceptable to create litter in New Zealand, and especially not in nature. But what should we do when we see others do it?

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Crystal is a Community Ranger in Te Anau and she visited Sky Lake to help the team track and monitor kiwi chicks. She shared her adventure with us.

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Protecting New Zealand’s native species can be as simple as putting that apple core in your backpack.

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Anne has been helping with the fieldwork at Shy lake this spring, working to monitor southern Fiordland tokoeka nest and chicks through the project’s second season.

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If you’re here from overseas visiting our unique nature; or are from elsewhere in the country exploring your wider backyard, here are some hot tips to treat wildlife the Kiwi way.

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“It sat down, it sat down!” This is the exclamation of an excited birder looking for banded dotterel/pohowera nests. It’s breeding season and its time figure out if our new predator cages will work to help boost nesting success.

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