Whio/blue duck

Introduction

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Questions

  1. True or false – long-tailed bats can carry up to 80% of their body weight?

  2. How far away can you hear a bittern booming under ideal weather conditions?
    1. 4 km
    2. 1 km
    3. 12 km

  3. How many Great Walks does New Zealand have?   
    1. 6
    2. 14
    3. 10

  4. True or false – only male cicadas sing?

  5. Where would you find Ruapekapeka Pā?
    1. Northland
    2. Hawke’s Bay
    3. Southland
    4. Mana Island

  6. How many kākāpō were there when the Kākāpō Recovery Programme started in 1995? 
    1. 200
    2. 33
    3. 51

  7. Kākāpō breed irregularly. When is the next predicted breeding season?

    A mountain stone weta crawling on rocks in the alpine environment.
    Mountain stone wētā
    Image: Bruce McKinlay | Creative Commons 4.0

  8. What is the bird with the shortest beak?
    1. Kiwi
    2. Kea
    3. Whitehead/pōpokotea

  9. What is the mountain stone wētā’s superpower? It can:
    1. fly
    2. become invisible
    3. come back from the dead

  10. True or false – whio/blue duck are rarer than some kiwi species?

Answers

 

Questions – Te reo Māori

  1. He pono, he parau rānei – Ka kaha te pekapeka ki te kawe i tētahi 80% o tōna taumaha tinana?

  2. Ka rangona e koe te matuku e hū ana i tēhea tawhiti, i te rangi paki?
    1. 4 km
    2. 1 km
    3. 12 km

  3. E hia ngā Hīkoi Whakahirahira o Aotearoa? 
    1. 6
    2. 14
    3. 10

  4. He pono, he parau rānei – ko te toa tātarakihi anake te mea kāore e waiata?

  5. Ka kitea e koe Te Pā o Ruapekapeka i hea?
    1. Te Tai Tokerau
    2. Te Matau-ā-Māui
    3. Murihiku
    4. Te Moutere o Mana

  6. E hia ngā kākāpō i te tīmatanga o te Kaupapa Whakora Kākāpō i te tau 1995?
    1. 200
    2. 33
    3. 51

  7. He whakahipahipa te whānau uri a te kākāpō. Hei āhea tīmata anō ai te whānau hua a te kākāpō?

    A mountain stone weta crawling on rocks in the alpine environment.
    Mountain stone wētā
    Image: Bruce McKinlay | Creative Commons 4.0

  8. He aha te manu he poto rawa tōna ngutu?
    1. Te kiwi
    2. Te kea
    3. Te pōpokotea

  9. He aha te mea mīharo o te wētā mountain stone? Ka āhei ia ki te:
    1. rere
    2. huna kia matangaro
    3. hoki mai i te mate ki te ora

  10. He pono, he parau rānei – He onge kē atu te whio i ētahi momo kiwi.

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