This report outlines the research carried out through the Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan 2014/15, and provides updates on multi-year projects started in previous years.
Read two reports that look at census techniques for estimating the population size of Gibson's wandering albatross
Read about the identification of seabirds captured in NZ fisheries for the 2014/15 year (1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015).
Read about a 2015 population estimate of white-chinned petrels on Disappointment Island in the Auckland Islands.
Read about the white-capped albatross mark recapture sample size analysis for Disappointment Island.
A literature review of methods for estimating population size of burrowing petrels based on extrapolations from surveys.
Read the reports on the black petrel studies on Great Barrier Island (Aotea Island) and Little Barrier Island in 2014/15
Read about the seabird liaison officer assisting the North East coast longline fleets in reducing their risk to seabirds.
Report on population data on Gibson’s wandering albatross on Adams Island during summer 2014-15.
This report describes the results of ongoing population monitoring of New Zealand sea lions at the Auckland islands. This is the final report for the 2014/15 year.
Summary of demographic data at three study colonies of Southern Buller's Albatross breeding at The Snares from 23-29 March 2015.
Annual update on the protected species bycatch newsletter which is half way through its term.
Report on results and efficacy of an aerial survey of Salvin's albatross population size at The Snares Western Chain in 2014.
Report on results from a study on population, survival, and other demographic parameters of Salvin's albatross at The Snares.
This report describes the results from the aerial survey in 2014/15 to investigate the population size and trend of white-capped albatross at the Auckland Islands.
Read about the development of improved tori lines which are specifically optimised for safe and effective use on small longline vessels.
Read about the phylogenetic affinities of New Zealand white-chinned petrels and questions for conservation management.