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Nigel: The gannet who stole our hearts

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, gannets, Islands, Mana Island, Native animals, New Zealand Government, predator-free, Public Sector, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Nigel: The gannet who stole our hearts

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Nigel: The gannet who stole our hearts It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re reflecting on the life and times of Nigel, the gannet whose tumultuous love affair with a concrete bird made headlines around the world. The late Nigel-no-Mates (RIP) went viral last week when people […]

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Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Auckland, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Six reasons not to start backyard trapping Predator Free Ranger Kat Lane recently spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Of the over 1,400 visitors, only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. These were some of […]

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The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, christmas, Christmas gift ideas, Conservation, Conservation Christmas gifts, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The Conservation Christmas Gift Guide This is the ultimate guide to helping your family protect the native species in their garden this Christmas. Whether they’re new to backyard trapping or a veteran, there’s something for everyone. The Starter Pack For the beginner backyard-trapper. •   […]

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Photo of the week: Cook Strait striped gecko

By   /  October 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Geckos, Maud Island, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Cook Strait striped gecko

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Cook Strait striped gecko The Cook Strait striped gecko is one of the rarest New Zealand lizards. It is found on Stephens Island in the Cook Strait and on Maud Island in Pelorus Sound. Geckos have broad heads with large bulging eyes, definite necks, and […]

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Predator free capital – what would it take?

By   /  October 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, predator-free, Public Sector, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Predator free capital – what would it take?

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Predator free capital – what would it take? By Lee Barry, Community Ranger Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and the NEXT Foundation have joined forces, inspired by the Government’s Predator Free 2050 vision, to work towards a predator-free city, starting with the Miramar Peninsula. […]

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