Archives For Native animals

Our native species have been isolated from the rest of the world for a long time. As a result, they’ve developed traits that are quite unusual in the animal kingdom.

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There are some places in life that you need to see, feel, touch, and smell to truly grasp their beauty, wonder and awe. Dusky Sound is one of those places for me.

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It’s been a busy winter at Shy Lake as we follow the southern Fiordland tokoeka through our first monitored breeding season.

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Biodiversity Ranger Daniel Sawyers share with us his work in the Buller District, which is home to many of our native species, including whio/blue ducks.

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Here are 10 things that you can do that could help bring native birds back to your garden.

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With a roof over our heads and a track to help us get around without pushing through snow-laden bush for hours, we were ready to start monitoring kiwi nests. 

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It’s Conservation Week between 14th-22nd October. Here are a few ways you can show your backyard some love!

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