This video is part of the Meet the Locals series that was originally shown on TVNZ.
This video takes us to the only mainland albatross breeding colony in the Southern Hemisphere.
This video goes to Kapiti Island to find out more about New Zealand's trusting wildlife.
Watch a short video about the worlds largest eel, the longfin eel.
Watch a video about Grand and Otago skinks – two of New Zealand's largest and most endangered lizards.
Visit a nesting Hutton's shearwater colony in this Meet the Locals video.
Visit a Hutton's shearwater breeding colony in this Meet the Locals video.
Watch a video about the beautiful jewelled gecko of Otago.
Kauri can live for a thousand years yet 'kauri dieback' or 'kauri collar rot' is slowly killing our native giants.
This video takes you to Kapiti Island where you can see many native species in their natural habitat.
Learn about the smallest penguin in the world – the little blue penguin – in this Meet the Locals video.
We visit the Island Bay Marine Education Centre, which offers a wide range of hands-on, interactive and fun educational experiences.
Visit young kekeno (New Zealand fur seals) in this Meet the Locals video.
This video shows you how residents of Oakley Park, Auckland, are pioneering wildlife security.
This video journeys to Pukaha Mt Bruce, where DOC look after the orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka
James Reardon checks out the snorkel trail at Taputeranga Marine Reserve, in Wellington.
We visit the quirky-looking Royal spoonbill.
Learn about the hard working Stitchbird/hihi and the recovery effort on Kapiti Island.
Find out about the importance of biosecurity, and New Zealand's pioneering use of islands as wildlife sanctuaries.
Visit shags, shearwaters, penguins and spoonbills in this Meet the Locals video.
Learn about the takahē, one of New Zealand's rarest and most endangered species, in this Meet the Locals video.
Find out about one of the world's rarest penguins – the yellow-eyed penguin, or hoiho – in this Meet the Locals video.