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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 ...

Follow the British and Irish Lions in a campervan as they roar around New Zealand - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 30/05/2017 - 3:22am

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Follow the British and Irish Lions in a campervan as they roar around New Zealand
Mirror.co.uk
But first, a few days in Auckland to recover from the inevitable jetlag brought on by 24 hours on a plane to the opposite side of the world. We arrived via Air New Zealand at the crack of dawn and headed straight to the SkyCity Grand Hotel in the ...

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Simon Coe named as new rector at Southland Boys' High School - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 11:06am

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Simon Coe named as new rector at Southland Boys' High School
Stuff.co.nz
Northland birdlife under threat · The critically endanged Australasian Bittern at Whangarei's Native Bird Recovery Centre. With several native Northland birds at risk of extinction, an environmental advocate is calling for conservation to be made a ...

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Two young NZers chosen to help address global food security - Scoop.co.nz

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 5:32pm

Two young NZers chosen to help address global food security
Scoop.co.nz
Auckland 4 May 2017 – Two forward-thinking and passionate young women have been selected to represent New Zealand at a summit focused on solving one of the world's most important issues – how to feed a growing population. Beth Hampton (21) from ...

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Two young NZers chosen to help address global food security - Scoop.co.nz

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 5:15pm

Two young NZers chosen to help address global food security
Scoop.co.nz
Auckland 4 May 2017 – Two forward-thinking and passionate young women have been selected to represent New Zealand at a summit focused on solving one of the world's most important issues – how to feed a growing population. Beth Hampton (21) from ...

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