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Comeback for curious kea Tiaki

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, birds, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, KEA, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, ranger, rehabilitation, staff, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Comeback for curious kea Tiaki

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Comeback for curious kea Tiaki Last month Aoraki/Mt Cook and Te Manahuna/Twizel staff had the privilege of releasing Tiaki the Kea back to his mountain home in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. This has come after over a month of care and rehabilitation by the South […]

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A season helping whio

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blue Duck, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, ranger, West Coast, whio, Whio Awareness Month  /  Comments Off on A season helping whio

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A season helping whio By Jose Watson, Communications Advisor Whio are New Zealand’s river surfing blue duck. Despite surviving death defying rapids on a regular basis, they are considerably less robust on land. The female whio, her eggs and young are all very vulnerable to […]

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Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, career, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, ranger, staff  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Doug Taucher, Biodiversity Ranger Te Kuiti Biodiversity Ranger Doug Taucher retires on Monday. Read some of Doug’s recollections from his 43 years as a ranger. At work Wallaby control How long have you been a ranger? I was part of the class […]

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