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Fox control continues


Rangers don’t particularly enjoy the eradication of animals – but unfortunately, it is a necessary part of protecting many native species. Foxes pose one of the biggest threats to native animals in Booderee. 204 more words


Photo of the week: Great Barrier Island Aotea

Our photo of the week shows off the spectacular view from Hirakimata / Mt Hobson on Great Barrier Island Aotea.

Aotea Conservation Park was opened on Great Barrier Island Aotea on Friday, the first such park in the Auckland region. 72 more words

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Photo of the week: Hamilton's frog

Today’s photo shows New Zealand’s Hamilton’s frog—one of the world’s most endangered frogs—on Takapourewa / Stephens Island, at the top of the Marlborough Sounds.

Takapourewa / Stephens Island is Marlborough’s most remote DOC outpost and one of the only places in the world where you’ll find  64 more words

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Forty tīeke released in the Bay of Islands

By Richard Robbins, Project Coordinator for Project Island Song

Forty tīeke/North Island saddleback were recently welcomed to Ipipiri in the Eastern Bay of Islands by around 90 tāngata whenua and… 180 more words

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Tolaga Bay BioBlitz

Photographer Mark Coote recently went to Tolaga Bay,55 km north of Gisborne, to document the Uawanui Bioblitz. He shares with us today…

I had the very good fortune to photograph a BioBlitz in Tolaga Bay for… 131 more words

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Photo of the week: Ohau Point seal pup

Today’s photo of the week is of a New Zealand fur seal pup at Ohau Point.

During the winter months a group of young playful seal pups can often be seen swimming in the waterfall pool along… 47 more words

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Pet Beds are an important part of keeping warm

If you’re starting to feel the cold (well probably not in Queensland at the moment) your pet will be feeling the cold too. Pets need comfort and warmth to sleep well and since a lot of them often sleep, even through the day, a bit of thought should be put into their needs. 386 more words

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