Archives For Native animals

The royal cam albatross chick needs a name! Tell us what you think the chick should be called for a chance to win a trip to visit him or her.

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Each January and February, a team from the Māwhera/Greymouth office monitors long-tailed bats in the Maruia Valley.

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The Whinray Ecological Charitable Trust has recognised ranger Jamie Quirk’s dedication to conservation by naming Motu’s newest kiwi after him.

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Today’s photo is of a critically endangered orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka, the rarest of our native parakeet species.

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Today’s photo is of a mottled petrel/kōrure chick on Whenua Hou/Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand.

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a DOC ranger? We got in touch with Tom MacTavish, the ranger in Akaroa, and asked him to tell us about his day.

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Liz Carlson, of the popular travel blog Young Adventuress, shares 10 things you may not know about our endangered blue duck for Whio Awareness Month.

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