Posts from April 2013

6 Kiwi relocated to Kahurangi Breeding Group

ALASTAIR PAULIN writes a very good and full report for the Nelson Mail on recent kiwi relocations to the Nelson area Kahurangi National Park and plans to extend the breeding capacity by creating a wild life corridor to other Kiwi populations all undertaken by FOF (Friends of Flora) with fundign from the Lotteries Commission, BNZ’s Kiwis for Kiwi programme and

Drought in Far North Threatens Kiwi Population

Recent rain hoped to curb plight of dehydrated and hungry Kiwi. Radio New Zealand News reports on local residents fears for their Kiwi. During dry periods Kiwi leave the bush in search of water, risking the dangers of cats and dogs. Brown kiwi chicks with Department of Conservation biologist Deidre Vercoe. ” Kerikeri resident Jill Smith says the hard ground

Kiwi Spotting in Hauraki Gulf Islands

In her recent article Catherine Smith writes for the NZ Herald of her time spent on an overnight kayak trip to the Islands of the Hauraki Gulf, four Islands in two days, with the comapany Auckland Sea Kayaks. Catherine visited Motukorea (formerly known as Browns) Island, and stayed the night on Motuihe Island, where 40 little spotted Kiwi had been

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