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Today we hear from Juliet, a Pest Fish Ranger who had the task of surveying for pest fish populations around the South Island last summer. This work is an important part of protecting our native species.

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A new project to find out more about the fish around Kapiti Island is using tags to track their movements. It relies on people reporting any tagged fish they catch – and ideally letting them go again.

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In December 2018, a new population of Te Kakahu skink was found on a remote Fiordland Islet 30km from nearest population.

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