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A Sooty Shearwater, Puffinus griseus gliding over waves. (File photo)
Rare mainland bird colony in Southland records highest breeding success in more than a decade
A soft plastic recycling bin at a supermarket.
Soft plastic recycling bins return to Auckland as businesses find new uses
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University of Auckland associate professor James Russell talks about New Zealand’s ambitious goal.
New study suggests Predator Free 2050 goal is fraught with obstacles
New Zealand native bird Kākāpō
Fears of disease outbreak as another six kākāpō are flown to Auckland for blood tests
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They’ve all been diagnosed with the same disease.
Fears mounting for kākāpō as four chicks die in the last month
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Whitebait are being wiped out and it's the fault of people like me, or is it? Sunday's Matt Chisholm finds out.
DOC survey: NZ public wants change to ensure sustainability of whitebait fishing
Price hike for Great Walks: More money, fewer tourists
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The shock news comes from a newly-released UN report that took three years to compile.
Over one million plant and animal species threatened with extinction
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Rapid deforestation could see Sumatran orangutan extinct within two decades, animal charities warn
Auckland kauri tree gets brief reprieve from chainsaws
Fish spawning.
Rosy environment report card for New Zealand a greenwash, say marine experts
More than 50 people caught using closed Waitākere Ranges tracks over Easter
The small mainland birds have thrived in coastal communities where volunteer dotterel minders trap predators.
Northern dotterel no longer a 'threatened species' after protection programme
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Kiwi chicks in Tongariro forest more likely to survive after 1080 poison dropped, DOC study finds
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Meet the Coromandel guardian angel who has helped save hundreds of kiwi chicks
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Seed levels are at their highest in 40 years, meaning pest populations will explode if nothing’s done.
Predator plague in forests that threatens native wildlife could intensify due to biggest 'mast' in more than 40 years
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Man takes over DOC hut to brew beer for mates, stuns other visitors
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Numbers of the native bird have dropped from 1000 to 200 in 30 years.
Mysterious native bird probed for secrets of long distance flight
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The park is at the top of the South Island and is home to threatened species.
Kahurangi National Park to be expanded by area half the size of Auckland
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Research reveals current approaches are not doing enough to help New Zealand become predator free by 2050.
Could editing gene technology be the key to NZ becoming predator free by 2050?
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The move means Hastings District Council could now face legal action if anyone else is hurt in a slip.
Road to Cape Kidnappers to be re-opened, after slip that injured tourists
Myrtle Rust found in NZ
Department of Conservation gets $76 million to protect native plants and animals
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The Conservation Department's Steven Taylor says hazards were identified outside the public conservation site at Cape Kidnappers.
'Extremely concerned' - DOC to review safety of walks after it ignored safety warnings at Cape Kidnappers
An aerial photo of the landslide site at Cape Kidnappers after a second event on February 2.
DOC promoted Cape Kidnappers walk despite 'unacceptable risks' warnings of slips and rockfall
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Some items are expected to sell for tens of thousands of dollars.
Lions and polar bears among close to 150 real stuffed animals to go to auction in Dunedin
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New approach in fight against predators will 'reduce the need to use 1080' poison
Nearly 35,000 rats, weasels, possums and stoats trapped in Wellington as community pitches in
Abel Tasman National Park (file picture).
DOC closes tracks, huts, campsites at top of South Island as fire risk increases
Antipodean albatross
Five endangered albatross killed in Bay of Plenty by longline fishing vessel
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Scientists and tourist operators have joined forces to call for better protection of the endangered species.
Forest and Bird calls for cameras on boats after four Hector's dolphins killed in fishing nets
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