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What is one fish and six fish at the same time? Whitebait are actually the juvenile forms of 6 different native fish species that are migrating back up streams or waterways to develop into adults.

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What’s the link between an ancient genus of duck which can cruise below the water like a submarine and a Toyota Kiwi Guardian site? Ranger Abi Whitman explores. 

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The latest update from Threatened Species Ambassador, Nicola Toki, who has been spending time with communities and nature-lovers focusing on freshwater wildlife.

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“It’s a man’s world” – well that’s what most people think about the sport of fly fishing – but is it really true? Ranger Amelia Willis and her friend Evelien head to the Hinemaiaia River to find out.

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Over summer rangers in Rotorua embarked on a series of initiatives to monitor freshwater species in the Rotorua Lakes area.

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Shortfinned eels—whether evoking ick or awe—are undoubtedly amazing creatures that deserve a Photo of the Week profile.

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She’s full of laughter, creativity, mischief and adventure. It’s not hard to catch Jane Goodman’s enthusiasm and passion for our freshwater fish.

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