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Security site sees Fiordland whio flourish

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, whiostory2019  /  Comments Off on Security site sees Fiordland whio flourish

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Fiordland’s whio are in the midst of a population comeback thanks to an ongoing programme of predator control. Date:  18 April 2019 Following a record breeding season in 2017/18 which saw 107 whio ducklings added to the population, 64 breeding pairs were found when the security site was surveyed in March […]

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Keep safe outdoors this Easter and Anzac Day

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Keep safe outdoors this Easter and Anzac Day

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Newly released time-lapse footage from one of New Zealand’s most popular Great Walks shows how fine weather can quickly morph into thick cloud, rain, hail or snow and why recreationists need to be prepared. Date:  16 April 2019 The two clips, taken at this time of the year on the Milford […]

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Theft of jawbone disrespectful and illegal

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, whalestory2019  /  Comments Off on Theft of jawbone disrespectful and illegal

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The illegal removal of the jawbone of a 11 m sperm whale washed up on a beach north of Okarito is disappointing and disrespectful says DOC and iwi. Date:  16 April 2019 The whale was spotted on the beach on Saturday by a Glacier Country Helicopters Pilot who reported the sighting […]

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Hakarimata Summit Track to be upgraded to prevent spread of kauri dieback

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Hakarimata Summit Track to be upgraded to prevent spread of kauri dieback

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction DOC is upgrading the Hakarimata Summit Track in the Waikato region to prevent the spread of kauri dieback. Date:  15 April 2019 Contractors employed by DOC will begin the work on Wednesday 17 April. The track will be closed for approximately two days while the work is underway to protect the […]

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Black tīwaiwaka makes for special encounter at Gordon Park Scenic Reserve

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Black tīwaiwaka makes for special encounter at Gordon Park Scenic Reserve

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A rare, but very friendly, black tīwaiwaka/fantail has recently been sighted at Whanganui’s Gordon Park Scenic Reserve. Date:  12 April 2019 The black variant of tīwaiwaka/fantail is rare in the North Island and only makes up five per cent of fantails in the South Island. For Whanganui DOC Biodiversity Ranger Claire […]

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View Kākāpō chicks in Invercargill

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on View Kākāpō chicks in Invercargill

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Southlanders will have an opportunity to see some of the world’s rarest birds this weekend at a kākāpō chick viewing session. Date:  11 April 2019 DOC’s Kākāpō Recovery Programme team invite members of the public to see some of this year’s record-breaking chicks at a hand-rearing facility in Invercargill before they […]

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Pest-free Motutapu Island helping save rare kiwi

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Pest-free Motutapu Island helping save rare kiwi

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Four-week old kūpapa is the 96th Coromandel brown kiwi to be released on pest-free Motutapu Island as part of a programme to secure the survival of this rare brown kiwi. It’s estimated there are only 1700 Coromandel brown kiwi on the Coromandel Peninsula. There are four genetically distinct forms of […]

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Native Waitaha geckos released in Riccarton Bush

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Native Waitaha geckos released in Riccarton Bush

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Native geckos are set to find a new home in Riccarton Bush as part of a Lyttelton Port Company project supported by DOC. Date:  05 April 2019 Source:  Lyttelton Port Company On Monday April 8, Dr Graham Ussher and his team from RMA Ecology will be safely capturing Waitaha geckos from the […]

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Follow the rules and keep safe while hunting

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Follow the rules and keep safe while hunting

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The deer ‘roar’ is underway and DOC is urging thousands of hunters descending on public conservation land to keep safe. Date:  05 April 2019 During the breeding season male deer ‘roar’ to warn off rival stags, attracting hunters taking advantage of a prime hunting opportunity. DOC’s national key contact for recreational […]

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International report card on New Zealand’s indigenous nature

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on International report card on New Zealand’s indigenous nature

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage says that we must do better. Date:  04 April 2019 The Minister says the latest report on how New Zealand is tracking against national and global biodiversity targets demonstrates the importance of increased investment in conservation. “Earlier this year I announced details of how DOC is spending […]

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Whale freed of rope entangling it

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Whale freed of rope entangling it

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A humpback whale is now free of the fishing gear that entangled it after the rope was cut from it late yesterday by the Kaikōura large whale disentanglement team. Date:  04 April 2019 The whale had been seen by a University of Otago lecturer and students off the Otago coast last […]

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New hut for popular West Coast walk

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New hut for popular West Coast walk

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction DOC is about to start work on the rebuild of Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut located at Lake Daniell near Maruia on the West Coast of the South Island. Date:  03 April 2019 The hut site is situated on the Lake Daniell Track. The new 20 bunk hut will be built to […]

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Wild horse muster will go ahead

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Apr19, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Wild horse muster will go ahead

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Due to the efforts of the two horse rehoming groups, DOC has made the decision to go ahead with the planned muster of up to 80 Kaimanawa horses. Date:  02 April 2019 Another 20 – 30 homes are still required to meet this year’s desired target. With progress to date, the […]

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