Tūī on plantPHOTO: Stewart Baird (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
To support our native birds, don't feed them bread. Instead, try sugar water.
You can also hang water baths, plant native flowering trees, and leave areas of leaf litter around your garden.
Video by Ecology Ngātahi.
Plan your garden so it can provide food and shelter for native wildlife year round.
Fill your garden with birdsong. Try this pine cone bird feeder to invite birds such as sparrows, silvereyes and starlings into your garden.
Learn the kind of wildlife you might find in your own garden, and how to turn it into a haven for birds, lizards and weta.
Get involved in conserving our lizards by creating an inviting home for them in your garden.
New Zealand is known as the seabird capital of the world and is also home to a number of forest birds that live nowhere else on Earth.