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We catch-up with Tim and the Fiordland Kiwi Diaries team who have been busy monitoring this season’s kiwi chicks. The season started full of hope, with recent stoat monitoring showing our winter Tiakina Ngā Manu operation dramatically reduced stoat numbers. The team headed into the hills to find out the outcome…

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In the last episode, we described the planning that went into the recent 1080 operation to protect kiwi chicks at Shy lake and beyond. The next step was to monitor the results – how successful were we at controlling stoats? Time to run some tracking tunnels.

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What does it to take to plan and deliver a successful aerial predator control operation in one of the most remote parts of New Zealand? Here we shed some light on the successfully delivered Wet Jacket Peninsula operation to save our Fiordland Kiwi.

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