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Posts Tagged ‘ conservation ’

NZ’s favourite bird competition takes flight

Oct 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: The Bird of the year competition has taken off. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.



Masterton’s Millennium group honours stalwart supporter

Jun 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Newly renamed lake honours George Bain’s contribution to reserve and region’s environment



More dead rats and mice on Predator Free Northland’s agenda

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tim Trengrove, from Predator Free Northland, wants traps in every backyard and council help.



Planet-saving inventions win awards

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Conservation week marked with passion

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Wellington DOC ranger Lee Barry is excited by efforts being made during conservation week 2017.



Pest Free Capital – Wellington well on the way to beating rodents

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

From Island Bay to Plimmerton over 140 groups are fighting for coolest little pest free capital



Competition hots up in Bird Of The Year contest

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Kiwis vote for their favourite native bird

Oct 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Beer launch for cheetah charity

Nov 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Meet the zoo brew crew who are mixing beer and animals to raise money for cheetahs in the wild. JAMES BAKER reports.



WATCH: Capital park friends honoured for stream work

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Friends of Central Park receive their fourth honour in a year for their work on Moturoa Stream track.



Sun shines down on Aro Valley festival-goers

Mar 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Soon solar panels could be powering the local school thanks to the fair’s fundraising.



School kids to go on Zoofari at Wellington Zoo

Dec 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Children from low decile schools will be able to visit Wellington Zoo for a fun learning programme in a new partnership with The Warehouse. JULIE TAYLOR reports.



Conservation time on Raoul Island reflected in art exhibition

Nov 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An artist’s island odyssey inspired photos for an exhibition to be held at Thistle Hall.



Hundreds flock to Zealandia on Open Day for just a gold coin

May 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cheap entry was part of the annual Wellington Open Day to show off city attractions for locals.



Zoo visits support international conservation

Nov 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTONIANS WANTING to take part in conservation efforts can do it as easily as visiting the Zoo. People that purchase an “Up Close and Personal Encounter” are donating 10 per cent of the charge to support endangered animal organisations worldwide.



Vote for nature the call from Forest and Bird

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservation organisation hopes environment gets priority



It’s been no free ride for wandering Happy Feet

Aug 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Zoo: gypsy penguin hasn’t cost taxpayer.



So very happy to meet you, Annette and Paul

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Happy Feet the penguin gets a visit from the pollies.



Golden sand glory days over for Day’s Bay

Aug 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Residents’ dismay as sand recedes and gravel takes over.



Nurturing 100% pure New Zealand

Apr 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

He’s not saving kakapo or kiwi but it’s work he says is just as important. And visitors to his Wellington native plant haven appreciate the results, Tom Petrie tells SIMON BUNNY.



Makara Peak group wants better goat control

Oct 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Supporters tired of goats eating their conservation efforts.