Archives For Whio Awareness Month

March is Whio Awareness Month! Our biodiversity rangers kicked off the month by removing bands from whio in the Whirinaki River. 

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Alice Hales, a whio crèche volunteer based at Tongariro National Trout Centre.

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Our rangers and volunteers celebrated a lovely Valentine’s Day gift in the form of whio ducklings.

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Liz Carlson, of the popular travel blog Young Adventuress, shares 10 things you may not know about our endangered blue duck for Whio Awareness Month.

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We follow the work over a season with the Whio Recovery Programme at the Central Southern Alps Security Site.

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We’re celebrating Whio Awareness Month! It’s a whole month (1 – 31 March) dedicated to our endangered whio/blue duck.

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Whio Awareness Month in March saw over 200 blue rubber ducks race down Te Anau’s Upukerora River for the ‘Great Fiordland Whio Race’.

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