Monthly Archives: February 2022

DoC and Kea: is this the end?

Guest post by Dr Jo Pollard (BSc (Hons, PhD)) Kea have been in the news again, with TV1 viewers on Wednesday night (9/2/22) treated to the story that tradespeople are sought to help in kea habitat, replacing lead in rooves. … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Moa?

Book review: “What Happened to the Moa” written and illustrated by Ned Barraud. published by Potton and Burton. Price $29.99. Reviewed by Tony Orman. The demise of the moa to extinction by the time the European settlers arrived in new … Continue reading

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Outdoor Groups Urge a “New Look’ for DoC

Special Report Some outdoor recreation-conservation groups are calling for a revision of the Department of Conservation priorities and targets following a recent National Radio interview with the department’s newly appointed director-general Penny Nelson. The new director general of DoC has … Continue reading

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Youngster Writes Great Nature Book for Other Kids

Book Review “Nature’s Wildlife Weapons” by James Ryan. Published by Bateman Books. Price $19.99. Reviewed by Tony Orman Twelve year old James Ryan has long been fascinated by natural history from a very early age. Oh what a pity more … Continue reading

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