Brown teal/pāteke in the news
DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.
Photo of the week: Pāteke / brown teal
Last Thursday 20 pāteke—New Zealand's rarest ducks—were released on pest-free Motutapu island in the heart of Auckland.
Experiencing Great Barrier Island
By making a pledge for Conservation Week last year, Gisbornites Robyn and Peter went into a draw to win a trip for four to Great Barrier Island — a prize they were lucky enough to win. So, thrilled and excited, they took their seven year old twins Jake and Lucy on the ‘trip of a lifetime’. Peter […]
Meet the Locals: pāteke
Great Barrier Island is home to one of the few populations of brown teal/pāteke in the country. This video is about a ranger and her dog who protect pāteke.