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An aerial 1080 predator control operation will protect a stronghold for critically endangered kākāriki karaka/orange-fronted parakeet near Arthur’s Pass in early-2022.
A bold young bittern has caused a stir in Waikato striking a pose in a Cambridge couple’s urban backyard.
Six kea chicks are believed to have successfully fledged in the Nelson Lakes area in the past month to boost the kea population.
DOC local Iwi, Federated Mountain Clubs and Back Country Trust are in discussions to explore opportunities for a potential rebuild of the popular Lake Dive Hut in Egmont National Park.More