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Mature Kiwi dies after dog mauling - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 9:07am

Mature Kiwi dies after dog mauling
New Zealand Herald
The land owners came across the mauled bird as they returned home and rang the Native Bird Recovery Centre. Robert Webb, from the centre, said the bird was delivered still alive and it was placed under some heat lamps. However, 20 minutes later the ...

Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 8:49am

Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki
New Zealand Herald
Sparky is the only kiwi in New Zealand allowed to visit schools, and spends much of his time spreading an important kiwi conservation message to youngsters and adults around the country. He's based at the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre where he ...

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Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 7:50am

Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki
New Zealand Herald
He's based at the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre where he lives after being found caught in a gin trap at just a few months old. The trap cost Sparky one of his legs, but gave him a new role in life. Robert Webb, who with his wife Robyn founded ...

Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 7:44am

Sparky the one-legged kiwi goes into hiding in Taranaki
New Zealand Herald
He's based at the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre where he lives after being found caught in a gin trap at just a few months old. The trap cost Sparky one of his legs, but gave him a new role in life. Robert Webb, who with his wife Robyn founded ...

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Calls to prioritise forest care - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 8:19am

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Calls to prioritise forest care
Auckland stuff.co.nz
With several native Northland birds at risk of extinction, an environmental advocate is calling for conservation to be made a regional priority. Forest and Bird Northland advocate Dean Baigent-Mercer says improving the condition of collapsing native ...

Backpacker guide writer undeterred after breaking arm in fall - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 03/06/2017 - 12:02pm

Backpacker guide writer undeterred after breaking arm in fall
New Zealand Herald
Ms Symonds said her Northland highlight was seeing native birds up close at Whangarei's Bird Recovery Centre, including a tui with a gift for mimicking voices. In the coming days they are looking forward to The Rock overnight cruise from Paihia and a ...

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