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‘Kiwi’ translocated to Whareroa Farm

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kapiti island, kiwi, Little spotted kiwi, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Wellington/Kapiti, Whareroa Farm  /  Comments Off on ‘Kiwi’ translocated to Whareroa Farm

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Kiwi’ translocated to Whareroa Farm A ‘Kiwi Caravan’ that is! This unlikely conservation icon has been rescued from Kapiti Island Nature Reserve and refurbished. The caravan was officially opened as an Information Hub on Sunday 3 June by the community Guardians of Whareroa Farm.

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Building a weka-proof fence

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, kapiti island, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Tītī, US Embassy  /  Comments Off on Building a weka-proof fence

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Building a weka-proof fence Thriving weka numbers on Kapiti Island have been causing a problem for some of the other island residents, particularly our native tītī/sooty shearwaters. The problem Kapiti Island has been free from mammalian predators for over 20 years and is a haven […]

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Whakamene taharua kei runga o Kāpiti

By   /  October 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, kapiti island, New Zealand Government, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Public Sector, Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Whakamene taharua kei runga o Kāpiti

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whakamene taharua kei runga o Kāpiti Ko te waewae Kāpiti o Tara raua ko Rangitāne: the full name of Kāpiti Island recognises its significance to Māori as a place where rohe boundaries meet. Last month, Kāpiti was a gathering place for members of Ngāti Toa […]

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