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Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1

By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1 Date:  01 March 2017 WhioImage: Sabine Bernert © DOC and Genesis Energy are launching a whio ‘duckface’ selfie competition for Whio Awareness Month (1-31 March), aiming to raise awareness of New Zealand’s native river surfing blue […]

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Media release 15 March 2017

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Media release 15 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 15 March 2017 Date:  15 March 2017 Keeping whio cool while undergoing health checks is now easier thanks to a generous donation by Taupō business Stevens Electrical Ltd of an air-con’ unit to the whio shed at the Tongariro Trout Centre.  Whio overheat quite […]

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Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River This is the happy ending to an earlier reported story of a whio nest, disturbed by accident at Blackfern Lodge in August. Quick thinking saw the three unbroken eggs whisked to the Otorohanga Kiwi […]

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