The aim of the study was to define the parameters necessary for a sustainable, advocacy-directed, captive kea population in New Zealand.
The report provides a tool to help shape and inform the necessary discussions between policy-makers, captive managers, resource-providers and other relevant stakeholders.
The contents of the report includes:
- Executive summary
- Data and models
- Model results
- Biological and behavioural considerations
- Current population potential
- Other considerations
- Appenix 1 - Investigation brief
IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group
Report commissioned and published by Department of Conservation, Otago Conservancy