Archives For Native animals

We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the thirteenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).

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Seals – they’re charismatic creatures that are currently experiencing a population comeback. Find out how we can live alongside seals in harmony, and why it’s sometimes important to let them be.

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Anthony Behrens shares his experience hunting down and photographing Powelliphanta marchanti snails in the Northern Ruahines.

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After a month of care and rehabilitation, our staff had the privilege of releasing Tiaki the Kea back to his mountain home in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

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What’s the link between an ancient genus of duck which can cruise below the water like a submarine and a Toyota Kiwi Guardian site? Ranger Abi Whitman explores. 

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Kāpiti Island’s restored ‘Kiwi Caravan’, historically used for work on little spotted kiwi, now features a stunning large scale mural. Today we reflect on the history of this important asset for kiwi conservation.

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Dr Aditi Sriram shares her experience investigating disease and mortality in New Zealand sea lions as part of a research team on Enderby Island.

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