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No gain without pain - NZ Business

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 2:12pm

NZ Business

No gain without pain
NZ Business
Its story is its biggest drawcard: four iconic high country sheep stations over 155,000 acres; Mutt Lange's vision to regenerate the land including an endangered native bird breeding programme and the planting of over 1,350,000 native trees and shrubs ...

WhoWho the baby owl back into the wild after being abandoned - TVNZ

Sat, 04/03/2017 - 11:02am

WhoWho the baby owl back into the wild after being abandoned
TVNZ
The morepork chick faced the prospect of predators on the forest floor. Source: 1 NEWS. WhoWho the morepork chick was discovered by school children from Taniterori School, near Whangarei. Robert Webb, Whangarei Native Bird Recovery centre founder, ...

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Kiwi and other birdlife at risk from drought - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 12:31pm

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Kiwi and other birdlife at risk from drought
Auckland stuff.co.nz
Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre manager Robert Webb says the thirsty kiwi are coming out into paddocks and other grassed areas to get the moisture off the grass. "They keep walking following the moisture and become disorientated. When the sun ...

Arsenal grows to combat Tangihua pests - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 8:10pm

Arsenal grows to combat Tangihua pests
New Zealand Herald
... and other funders. Regional councillor Penny Smart, whose Kaipara constituency includes part of the sprawling Tangihua CPCA, said the main aim was to dramatically cut animal and plant pests, then keep their numbers low to enable native flora and ...

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Northland suffers under drought-like conditions - Newshub

Sat, 28/01/2017 - 6:32pm

Newshub

Northland suffers under drought-like conditions
Newshub
The hot, dry weather is also hurting wildlife, with kiwis struggling to survive without water. One 10-day-old kiwi chick was dehydrated and disoriented but lucky enough to be taken to the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre. "This little feller was ...

Northland suffers under drought-like conditions - Newshub

Sat, 28/01/2017 - 6:32pm

Newshub

Northland suffers under drought-like conditions
Newshub
The hot, dry weather is also hurting wildlife, with kiwis struggling to survive without water. One 10-day-old kiwi chick was dehydrated and disoriented but lucky enough to be taken to the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre. "This little feller was ...

Tangihua pests targeted - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 11:01am

Tangihua pests targeted
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Plant and animal pests scattered through more than 1400 hectares of iconic bush, scrub and farmland between Whangarei and Dargaville will be targeted as Tangihua joins the ranks of Northland's official Community Pest Control Areas (CPCA ...

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烧伤壁虎得以幸存专家:火灾对野生动物太危险 - Chinese New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 3:19pm

Chinese New Zealand Herald

烧伤壁虎得以幸存专家:火灾对野生动物太危险
Chinese New Zealand Herald
上星期五(1月6日),工作人员在火灾现场发现这只烧伤的壁虎,把它送到了Whangarei的本地鸟类恢复中心(Native Bird Recovery Centre)。 中心经理Robert Webb说,这只壁虎可能是雌性并且已经怀孕。他很惊讶经过这么严重 ...

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Burnt gecko likely to survive - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:33am

Burnt gecko likely to survive
New Zealand Herald
The native reptile was handed to the Native Bird Recovery Centre in Whangarei last Friday by Department of Conservation staff who found it after the fire in Pouto was brought under control. Centre manager Robert Webb said he was amazed the gecko, ...

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Burnt gecko likely to survive - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:05am

Burnt gecko likely to survive
New Zealand Herald
The native reptile was handed to the Native Bird Recovery Centre in Whangarei last Friday by Department of Conservation staff who found it after the fire in Pouto was brought under control. Centre manager Robert Webb said he was amazed the gecko, ...

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Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 7:32am

Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze
New Zealand Herald
The native reptile was handed to the Native Bird Recovery Centre in Whangarei on Friday. An irate principal rural fire officer for Whangarei and Kaipara, Kevin Ihaka, pleaded for public help to identify those responsible for the spate of unnecessary fires.

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Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 7:30am

Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze
New Zealand Herald
The native reptile was handed to the Native Bird Recovery Centre in Whangarei on Friday. An irate principal rural fire officer for Whangarei and Kaipara, Kevin Ihaka, pleaded for public help to identify those responsible for the spate of unnecessary fires.

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Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 09/01/2017 - 7:22am

Torched car leads to two-hectares blaze
New Zealand Herald
The native reptile was handed to the Native Bird Recovery Centre in Whangarei on Friday. An irate principal rural fire officer for Whangarei and Kaipara, Kevin Ihaka, pleaded for public help to identify those responsible for the spate of unnecessary fires.

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Burned Northland gecko on road to recovery - Newshub

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 8:28pm

Newshub

Burned Northland gecko on road to recovery
Newshub
The gecko suffered the burns after fires were lit a few days ago but it's proving to be quite the fighter. "Normally those little feet would be open like that but as you can see he can't open any of them up," says Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre ...

Burned Northland gecko on road to recovery - Newshub

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 8:28pm

Burned Northland gecko on road to recovery
Newshub
The gecko suffered the burns after fires were lit a few days ago but it's proving to be quite the fighter. "Normally those little feet would be open like that but as you can see he can't open any of them up," says Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre ...

Daily Grind: Finding kiwi a 'privilege' - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Wed, 14/12/2016 - 10:33am

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Daily Grind: Finding kiwi a 'privilege'
Auckland stuff.co.nz
The young kiwi and the egg are relocated to the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre where they are looked after until they are a safe weight before being released back to Waitangi. While most of his work is around kiwi dog handling he also manages ...

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