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The Kākāpō Recovery Team monitor the levels of rimu fruit growing on both Whenua Hou and Anchor Island as masting (mass fruiting) of rimu is a known trigger for kākāpō to breed.

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Today’s photo is of one of New Zealand’s unique treasures the kākāpō. Kākāpō are listed internationally as a critically endangered species with fewer than 160 known surviving birds.

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DOC’s Director-General Lou Sanson updates us on the opening of Franz Josef Visitor Centre, Battle for our Birds, Wildbase Recovery and more.

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