Watch videos about five New Zealanders share their passion for working with whio.
DOC ranger, Tim Allerby, spends his days near the fast flowing rivers in the Te Urewera and Whirinaki Forest Park looking after whio. Tim shares with us about what it is like being a whio ranger.
Anne Richardson loves being a mum to the cute whio ducklings. She talks about her special experiences working at the Wildlife Centre at Peacock Springs in Christchurch.
Kane Low and Rufus Bristol work and live their passion for bringing the whio back to their community. These taonga species changed their lives, find out how.
Fiordland National Park is one the few places where they are captivity breed. Ranger Andrew ‘Max’ Smart has been involved in breeding whio for over 10 years and sees it as key to preserving a part of our natural heritage.
Waking up at 4.30 in the morning and heading into a forest on horseback. Whio Recovery leader Andrew Glaser, DOC enjoys working with whio and sees it essential to conservation and to our communities around the country.
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