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Photo of the week: Styx River whio

Today’s photo of the week is of Hokitika rangers Lyndon Slater and Faye Gordon releasing juvenile whio/blue ducks onto the Styx River on the West Coast. 79 more words

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Patience for the perfect wetlands photo

By Des Williams, DOC Communications Advisor, Hamilton

Patience is important in wetlands photography.

There are two types of photographers – those who know what they are doing and those who do not. 433 more words

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Mahi Aroha: Juliet Jones' summer with the birds

Tauhara College teacher, Juliet Jones, made the most of the Central North Island Mahi Aroha Summer Programme this January—attending four trips with her family. Read what she has to say… 1,085 more words

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Photo of the week: Wellington green gecko

Today’s photo of the week is of a very special young Wellington green gecko that has been spotted on Matiu Somes Island in Wellington Harbour. 80 more words

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The wildlife of Whangamarino Wetland

By Jane Hughes, Partnership Ranger, Hamilton

I am staring into a tangled mass of harakeke, willow, sedges, raupo and other vegetation typical of the wetland edges. 329 more words

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Success for the green parrot fostering program

Two trials of green parrot fostering have been very succesful in Norfolk Island National Park.

Last year we found a nest of five chicks with two very small females failing to thrive because their older and much bigger brothers were getting most of the food. 265 more words


Potoroos settling in at Booderee

At the end of October last year we transferred 27 long-nosed potoroos to suitable habitat in Booderee National Park after they had been extinct in the area for many years. 251 more words

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