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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves using baited remote underwater video.

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For 20 years our ‘bird counters’ have been flying into the remote Landsborough valley in South Westland to monitor the effects of sustained predator control on bird life. This work has contributed to a long-term picture of the health of the bird community in Landsborough Valley that includes more than a dozen native species.

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We’re known for having some of the most pristine and untouched natural landscapes, which are home to some very unique creatures. Here are 10 native species you might encounter on a walk in New Zealand.

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We catch up with Tom MacTavish, a Marine Ranger, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in a series following the work he is doing with baited remote underwater video.

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It’s now over six weeks since the first 18 takahē took flight (so to speak) to their new home in Kahurangi National Park. Takahē Advocacy Ranger Julie Harvey updates us on the birds progress in their new home.

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Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across public conservation land.

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What do predator traps, grebe rafts, translocation boxes, wētā motels and red tussock have in common? These are just some of the conservation products made or grown by inmates at the Otago Correctional Facility.

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