Archives For Native animals

Fish aren’t nearly as at-risk of ingesting 1080 as the fear mongering posts on social media could lead someone to believe. 1080 operations have no effect on trout, nymphs and native fish, or the water in the streams, rivers and lakes where they live.

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Recently we announced this season’s Royal Cam albatross chick would be named Karere, meaning messenger or ambassador in te reo Māori.

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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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