Archives For Native animals

Cleaning windows must be one of the most dreaded household tasks. If you manage to keep your windows sparkling clean, well done! But those clear kitchen window presents a bit of a hazard for our feathered friends.

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Research Assistant Crystal Brindle has followed the rock wren/tuke in to the alpine zone at Lake Roe to monitor the nesting success of this endangered native bird.

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It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re reflecting on the life and times of Nigel, the gannet whose tumultuous love affair with a concrete bird made headlines around the world.

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After 70 days, 14 helicopter flights and a large amount of stamina in the hot Southland summer, the 2017 Murchison Mountain takahē survey is complete.

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It’s World Wetlands Day. Jack van Hal takes us behind the scenes of a research programme underway to learn more about the conservation needs of the Australasian bittern/matuku. 

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Planning on visiting Northland? This ten-day road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the beautiful north, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has to offer.

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With reports of fur seals and penguins being harassed by dogs, Science Advisor Laura Boren is working to find a balance between protecting wildlife and allowing dog owners the ability to exercise their pups.

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