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Battle for our Birds in the news

Blog posts

  • Our stories of 2017
    29 December 2017
    2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year.
  • Trail-cam footage before and after a 1080 operation
    20 December 2017
    Reducing the numbers of rats, stoats and possums was key to protecting endangered mohua and other native wildlife in the blue mountains area. This could be done through aerial 1080 pest control operations, but we wanted to know how effective this method was.
  • Photo of the week: Frog blog
    25 September 2017
    New Zealand’s native Archey's frogs are the big winners at Whareorino Forest following a successful Battle for our Birds operation.
  • Photo of the week: Haast tokoeka kiwi
    06 June 2017
    Today's photo is of a Haast tokoeka kiwi, a shy, mountain-loving bird and one of our rarest kiwi species.
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