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Training ground for whio/blue duck

The Central North Island DOC Services team is working on an exciting project to bring captive bred whio/blue duck to the Tongariro National Trout Centre… 240 more words

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Photo of the week: Newly hatched dotterell chicks

Today’s photo of the week is of two newly hatched dotterell/tūturiwhatu chicks in their nest on a Bay of Plenty beach.

Their camouflaged eggs are laid in a scrape in the sand, and can be easily crushed by beach goers as they’re sometimes hard to see. 60 more words

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The Tawny Frogmouth

Yesterday a kind stranger noticed a small Tawny Frogmouth on the ground and brought it into the vet clinic I’m working at to be checked. 140 more words


Mudfish monitoring in Saltwater Forest

By Cornelia Vervoon, Partnerships Ranger, Franz Josef

Rangers Mirella Pomeroy and Myles Riki were out in Saltwater Forest on the West Coast last week completing the local annual… 141 more words

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Volunteering With Animals – Part Four: Wildlife Foster Carers

Wildlife caring is both more involved, and less involved than caring for companion animals. All wildlife carers and shelters in Victoria must be licensed by the… 576 more words


kangaroos in the city

After walking with the dog at the lake this afternoon I was getting in the car when I noticed someone looking at me from behind the fence of the golf course that backs onto… 331 more words