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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the twelfth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the eleventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the tenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the ninth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the seventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Finding kiwi in the Ruahine Ranges

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Finding kiwi in the Ruahine Ranges

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Finding kiwi in the Ruahine Ranges Thanks to the Ruahine Whio Protectors, we’ve got confirmation that kiwi are present across more of the Ruahine Forest Park than was previously known. This year, the Ruahine Whio Protection Trust  secured a DOC Community Fund grant to fund […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the sixth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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The fatal flaw in New Zealand birds’ nests

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kaka, Kakapo, KEA, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Pest control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, Takahē  /  Comments Off on The fatal flaw in New Zealand birds’ nests

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The fatal flaw in New Zealand birds’ nests New Zealand’s birds aren’t known for being particularly savvy when it comes to defending themselves from introduced predators. For a start, many of them can’t fly, a serious disadvantage when your enemies are land-based. New Zealand’s flighless […]

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7 unusual traits our native species have

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kakapo, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Takahē, Unique animals  /  Comments Off on 7 unusual traits our native species have

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 7 unusual traits our native species have Isolated from the rest of the world on a little island in the Pacific, we New Zealanders sometimes do things differently from the rest of the world. This can be great (we pioneered the women’s vote and bungy […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: The project’s first chick!

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, Native animals DOC ranger, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: The project’s first chick!

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: The project’s first chick! We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the fifth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). You can […]

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Fiordland kiwi diaries: The perils of nesting

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fiordland kiwi diaries: The perils of nesting

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland kiwi diaries: The perils of nesting We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the fourth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). You can […]

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Fiordland kiwi diaries: The Shy Lake housing crisis

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, Native animals DOC ranger, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland kiwi diaries: The Shy Lake housing crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland kiwi diaries: The Shy Lake housing crisis We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the third in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Check […]

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Fiordland kiwi diaries: Catching the mysterious tokoeka

By   /  September 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland National Park, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland kiwi diaries: Catching the mysterious tokoeka

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland kiwi diaries: Catching the mysterious tokoeka We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the second in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). You can […]

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Native dads doing their bit for conservation

By   /  September 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Albatross, Archey's frog, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Father's Day, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, royalcam  /  Comments Off on Native dads doing their bit for conservation

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Native dads doing their bit for conservation To celebrate Father’s Day, we look at a few of our New Zealand dads doing their bit to ensure the survival of our native species. Here’s some of our favourite dad pics. Northland brown kiwi dad sitting on his […]

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Northland’s first kiwi chicks of the season

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Eggs, Environment, kiwi, New Zealand Government, Northland, Public Sector, Te Horo  /  Comments Off on Northland’s first kiwi chicks of the season

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Northland’s first kiwi chicks of the season By Jessica Ayres-Greager, Project Administrator This week I joined DOC ranger and kiwi guru Rolf Fuchs for a day out in the field. This was a special trip to track down Northland’s first kiwi chick of the season! I went […]

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Photo of the week: Haast tokoeka kiwi

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, battle for our birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, GoodNature, Haast, kiwi, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Haast tokoeka kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Haast tokoeka kiwi Today’s photo is of a Haast tokoeka kiwi, a shy, mountain-loving bird and one of our rarest kiwi species. More than half the known population of these kiwi live in an actively-managed area of the Haast ranges, where the […]

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Jamie and Quirky the kiwi

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC jobs, east coast, Environment, kiwi, Motu kiwi crèche, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Jamie and Quirky the kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jamie and Quirky the kiwi By Jayne Ramage, (Communication Advisor) and Sandra Groves,(Community Ranger) There are lots of ways to know you’ve made a positive impact on New Zealand conservation. One sure sign is by becoming the namesake of one of our precious national birds. […]

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Photo of the week: North Island brown kiwi chick

By   /  October 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kiwi, Kiwis for kiwi, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, Save Kiwi Month  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: North Island brown kiwi chick

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: North Island brown kiwi chick The kiwi is a unique and curious bird: it cannot fly, has loose, hair-like feathers, strong legs and no tail. Brown kiwi live in the North Island, there are four distinct forms, including the Northland brown […]

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Want to save our species? Get the funding right first

By   /  October 3, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment & Resource Management, Green Party, kiwi, Opposition News, Politics, taonga, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Want to save our species? Get the funding right first

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Want to save our species? Get the funding right first Today, the Government announced its draft kiwi recovery plan, which seeks to turn around the current decline in kiwi numbers. It is an ambitious plan that rightly recognises that predator control and habitat protection will […]

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