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Meet The Locals
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      G The Kaiarara dam on Great Barrier Island is an excellent example of the kauri industry that once thrived there

      G The Pukaha Mount Bruce mainland island also functions as an outdoor classroom where thousands of children a year learn about their natural heritage.

      G Get up close and personal with a North Island brown kiwi and learn about why our iconic national birds are so fascinating and why they need our help.

      G Meet one of New Zealand's best conservation ambassadors, the charismatic and curious kakapo named Sirocco. There are only 86 kakapo left in the world; find out what makes them so special.

      G Kura Tawhiti in the Arthur's Pass region was once a meeting place for early Maori. Learn about the wildlife that used to live here and what is being done to protect this special place

      The hard-case Southland couple who run Wairaurahiri Jet have come up with a novel way of incorporating stoat trapping with their jet boating business in Fiordland. Let's go on a wild ride and see how it's done.

      The Central Otago high country is home to one of New Zealand's giant lizards - the Otago skink. However these lizards are threatened with extinction. Find out how the community is trying to protect them.

      Once a year visitors to Mansion House on Kawau Island, in the Hauraki Gulf, get a chance to step back in time and see what life was like in the nineteenth century.

      Just north of Auckland you'll find New Zealand's first marine reserve, Goat Island. We slip beneath the waves and discover a whole new world waiting for us.

      The charismatic kaka is one of New Zealand's three ancient parrots. We head to Auckland Zoo to meet one of these very sociable birds.

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