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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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Biodiversity Ranger Chris Bell was one of a team of people who worked to transfer Blitzen the takahē to his new home on Kapiti Island. Blitzen was transferred from the Burwood Takahē Centre to Kapiti Island this month to join single female Ihi.

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Thriving weka numbers on Kapiti Island have been causing a problem for some of the other island residents, particularly our native tītī/sooty shearwaters.

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Last month, Kāpiti Island was a gathering place for members of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, DOC staff and international volunteers.

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Four new information panels were recently unveiled at Kapiti Island Nature Reserve to highlight the history and ongoing conservation work occurring on the island.

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DOC’s Technical Advisor Laura Wakelin shares a new project to map the marine environment around Kapiti Island.

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To celebrate National Volunteer Week, GIS Consultant Anne Harper tells us about her time volunteering on Kāpiti Island—getting her hands and heart into our forest and soils.

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