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New Zealand Geographic: kākāpō documentaies
Sirocco on TVOur very own spokesbird kākāpō starred with Mark Carwadine and Stephen Fry on Last Chance To See on Sunday evening on Prime TV. Click the image to find out more.
The Unnatural History of the Kakapo (external site)Kākāpō now have their own feature-length documentary! Created by Elwin Productions, it follows the Kākāpō Recovery Programme from 2006 - 2009.
Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier kākāpō releaseSee Dobby, a kākāpō from Chalky Island in Fiordland National Park, being released into his new home on Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island.
Kākāpō chick feeding This footage shows a two-day-old kākāpō chick being fed by human "foster-mum", National Kākāpō Team technical specialist Deidre Vercoe.
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Date: 15 June 2018Expertise and a little Kiwi ingenuity keep the lights on and the motors running on Codfish island/Whenua Hou.
Date: 23 March 2018Sirocco, DOC’s spokesbird kākāpō, celebrates his 21st ‘birthday’ – officially known as his hatchday – and DOC is encouraging others to join in his milestone birthday.
Date: 08 February 2018After two years “off the grid”, Sirocco, DOC's spokesbird kākāpō, has come out of hiding.
Date: 06 December 2017On 28 November 2017, a 15 year old male kākāpō named Blake died of suspected heat stress following a routine capture and handling while having his transmitter changed.
Date: 11 July 2017Four critically endangered kākāpō have been moved to predator-free Hauturu/Little Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf.
Date: 18 March 2017Kākāpō superstar, Sirocco, will celebrate his 20th birthday ‘off the grid’ on his island retreat this week.
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A bibliography of kākāpō research publications.