Archives For Native animals

In the world of conservation, species management at a population level is very different to that at an individual level — especially when it comes to our beloved alpine parrots and their notorious curiosity. This is a deep dive into our programme of work for kea and the evidence-based decision making that sits within it.

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American visitors were tramping on the Heaphy Track in Kahurangi National Park, ticking it off their bucket list. While they were tramping they were fortunate enough to come across a Great Spotted Kiwi/roroa rustling up some grub during the day.

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Two years ago, the Takahē Recovery Team made the first step towards what has never-been-done-before: to re-establish a new wild population in the Kahurangi National Park.

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