One-hundred-and-thirty of the world’s smallest and rarest wading birds are being released into the Mackenzie Basin this week, off the back of a major trapping programme.
Predator trapping will reach a “grand scale” in the Mackenzie Basin in a bid to help the plight of endangered braided-river birds.
The NZ Defence Force is involved in the Te Manahuna Aoraki conservation work, protecting endangered and native species on their land.
Principles of bird conservation are helping to save another remarkable native you’ve never heard of.
Work to increase the survival of braided river birds and other species in the project area is well underway.
Former parliamentary commissioner for the environment, Dr Jan Wright, is involved in a new conservation project, Te Manahuna Aoraki.