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    DOC calls on public to help find stolen penguins

    Two little blue penguins have been taken from a burrow at Perfume Point in Napier.

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    Construction site kea killer convicted

    Stephen Frost, 46, was sentenced today in the Nelson District Court to 150 hours of community work on charges of unlawfully killing the kea, breaching the Wildlife Act 1953.

  3. Video for Educational sea life sanctuary sends warning to poachers
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    Educational sea life sanctuary sends warning to poachers

    Tairāwhiti Chief Fisheries Officer at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Richard Ratapu is sending out a firm warning to seafood poachers ahead of summer following multiple prosecutions of those caught taking product from the Rongokako Marine Reserve on the East Coast.

  4. Video for Whale watching could boost tourism in Whakatāne
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    Whale watching could boost tourism in Whakatāne

    Snapshots from a drone have captured the first ever Southern Right Whale recorded to travel off the coast of Whakatāne.

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    Northland's Russell State Forest receives 1080 drop

    Northland's Russell State Forest has become the latest target for a 1080 aerial drop as part of a 20 year plan to help restore the forest.

  6. Video for Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080
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    Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080

    Thousands marched the streets in cities and towns across the country, in a united peaceful protest against the use of 1080. Hīkoi of a Poisoned Nation organiser Alan Gurden says they are calling for a moratorium on all 1080 activity immediately.

  7. Video for DOC failed to consult iwi regarding cow burial on Motutapu Island – Conservation Minister
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    DOC failed to consult iwi regarding cow burial on Motutapu Island – Conservation Minister

    Heritage New Zealand has met with the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Ngai Tai ki Tāmaki about the burial of 49 dead cows by a farmer on Doc land on Motutapu Island in December. The iwi says it was not consulted and that the burial damaged a midden site.

  8. Video for  Sixth kauri dieback site found on Coromandel Peninsula
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    Sixth kauri dieback site found on Coromandel Peninsula

    The disease has been found in a forest on a private property at Tairua on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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    New research gives insight into the lives of tūpuna.

    A first-of-its-kind study is showing the impacts on Māori as they closely observed and mourned changes to the environment such as the extinction of the Moa.   

  10. Video for New evidence to investigate cruel killing of threatened birds
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    New evidence to investigate cruel killing of threatened birds

    At least nine red-billed gulls birds were tortured and killed on Sunday morning in Kaikōura.

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