Archives For Wellington/Kapiti

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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Dedicated members of the Parawai Tramping Club came to the rescue last month with a working bee to clean down and paint Parawai Lodge in Tararua Forest Park.

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To get people talking about unique native species, we took a camera out around Wellington and asked people to say a few twisty names for us.

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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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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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You’ve heard of New Zealand’s large, flightless birds, but did you know that we have several species of large, flightless weevil too?

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It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel.

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