Archives For Native animals

We’re on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the twentieth in a series following the work being done to save the Fiordland tokoeka(kiwi). Our ranger Tim and his team have been studying the population of kiwi at Shy Lake to find out how to best protect them from predators like stoats.

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There’s scant information about many of New Zealand’s lizards, but for the Fiordland skink we seem to know quite a bit — but do we really?

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It’s a stormy day in Fiordland. With a potential break in the weather, it might be enough time for Science Advisors Terry Greene and Emma Williams to race down from Christchurch and complete their mission: find and tag some elusive juvenile kākā.

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