We have amazing wildlife here in New Zealand, but our wildlife is getting smaller everyday. We aren’t trying hard enough to help our wildlife – animals such as tūī , kiwi, kererū, tuatara and wētā. These animals are endangered and are very rare. The reason is pollution, and we haven’t been recycling so there is […]
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A speech by Morgan (age 11) Vomited fur balls Poo in a box Dismembered mice on your carpet They may be the world’s most popular pet, but our furry feline friends have plenty of downsides. Dogs as you know are a man’s best friend, but have you ever wondered why that is? Could it […]
By Frankie (7) and Lucy (5) We started off on a walk in the reserve near our house with our dog Sundae. The creek had been high because of the rain. Mum saw some rubbish and said, “We should pick up some rubbish for our KCC 30-things competition!” and ran home to get some rubbish bags. […]
Manawanui Brownies have created this amazing video as part of KCC New Normal Project! They don’t want permanent warning signs to be the “New Normal” at Cox’s Bay, so they are gaining knowledge, and taking action where they can to help improve water quality. Where they live is an old area of Auckland, and it’s […]
By Joseph (age 9 and a half) On March 10th we were invited to an adventure with Waikato KCC at Mountain Sanctuary. We had no idea what would be there. Tom gave us a really good talk about the wildlife there then we went looking for the big blue chickens in the wetlands! But they ran […]
About 1⁄3 of NZ’s total land area is conservation land, but it’s not all protected equally. There are three main categories, or groups, of land. This decides what happens, or could happen to it, by law. After learning what the different groups mean in Wild Things (Winter 2018), find out where your nearest national parks, specially protected areas, and […]
By Ailsa Howard, Hutton’s Shearwater Charitable Trust, and Chairperson, F&B Kaikōura branch In the South Island, about halfway between Christchurch and Picton, there are two parallel mountain ranges, known as the Inland and Seaward Kaikōuras. As mountains go, they are very young and steep, and the rocks that make them up are very soft and crumbly. Many areas are dangerous because of […]
A little while ago I found skink eggs, and I took a some of them to school. We had some at home which did not hatch. Then at school, I was looking for my maths book and the container fell over and opened in my desk. All these little skinks ran out, and I caught […]
By Ray (age 4), with the help of his grandmother.
By India (age 8) One stormy night in March me, my little brother, my Mum and my Dad went camping at Omana Regional Park. At Omana it was as windy as a cheetah running past me. I was right on the edge of the tent so I could hear the ginormous flapping right next […]