By Drew (age 8) As I trekked up the hill, I listen intently for the bird calls. When I stepped inside the bush the leaves start rustling. The bird calls twist round our ears. Tuīs, grey warblers and riflemen. The healing plant shivered in Kate, our leader’s hand. She explained it was a kawakawa. As […]
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This video supports an article ‘Getting sucked dry’ in Wild Things issue 136 (Spring | Kōanga 2017):
Sofia (age 9) designed this page for KCC because she thinks water conservation (using water more wisely) is pretty important. She has come up with 3 ways that we can all save water – try them out! She has also made a pretty awesome word find puzzle too!
Here are two different ways to make a magnifying glass using water!
Golden Bay KCC ventured out on a beautiful frosty winter morning (Sunday 16th July) to see the fascinating phenomenon occuring at Tata Beach. The arrival of the spotted shags which arrive at dawn in small groups and gather along the beach (average is about 1500 but on first recording 5000 birds!!!) The shags dive below […]
In the April 2017 school holidays, Alexis (9 years), and her sister Emily (11 years), travelled to Borneo with their mum and dad. They love animals, and wanted to have a wildlife adventure while learning more about threats to this special river habitat, such as deforestation. This is a story Alexis wrote about one evening’s […]
On Sunday the 18th of June 2017 some people from KCC went tree planting near Kawakawa Bay. Why? Because the ground was unstable and splitting apart and the trees needed help to hold the ground together and stop the erosion. We planted Manuka, Kanuka and Flax for 2 hours. After we planted the trees, we […]
Challenge yourself with this penguin puzzle, created by KCC member Anna (age 9): ACROSS 1 ____________ fuels are warming the planet, and making the oceans warmer. 5 Penguins sleep in their ________________. 6 Sometimes ___________ penguins love each other. 7 Penguins are ______________. 8 Fairy penguins live on __________ […]
By Julia Morris, Forest & Bird Intern Single-use plastic is very harmful to our environment. Plastics never break down, meaning they become permanent pollution. Much of this pollution ends up in waterways and oceans, hurting the wildlife that lives there. You can help protect the environment by joining the Plastic Free movement. Plastic Free July is […]
My name is Anna, and in January this year, my son James (who is 7 years old and a KCC member) and I offered to help out with the KCC trapping line at the Grovetown Lagoon here in Marlborough. You may have read about our trap line in the Autumn/Ngahuru 2017 issue of Wild Things: […]