By Kora Crawford Yay! I was with my Rotokare Ambassador friends on the bus. We all hopped out and were so excited. It was a beautiful sunny day, with a very slight wind blowing. We walked down the road past the campground and to the reserve. The manager handed out some thank you certificates to […]
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By Adam Southerland I have done lots of planting with my family. We planted 40 plants by Lake Wanaka this weekend. We have also done plantings at Penrith Wetland, Glendhu Wetland, Albert Town Lagoon and by lake Wanaka. We planted native trees, flaxes and grasses. The plants help keep the water clean in our lake. […]
By Sylvie Wardell (Age 7, Dunedin, New Zealand) Hi, my name is Sylvie. I live in Dunedin. We have lots of beautiful wildlife here. My favourite river is the Leith. It’s Māori name is Ōwheo. I played around it lots when I was a little girl, splishing and splashing around, and our family takes walks […]
Article written by Liam Phillips, Miyako Robertson, Sierra Carruthers, Harry Bishop, Rama Emani and Lisa Mortimer H18 at Bayview Primary School have been kaitiaki of the Glendhu Reserve to learn about the freshwater stream and wildlife. We have asked some experts, Brett and Amber to help us understand more about the stream. We set up […]
Written by : Izzy Thomson-Chalmers and Grace Khenglot The Waiwhetu Stream would never have got to what it is now unless it had Naenae Nature Trust, Mountains To Sea and the Rata Street School Enviro group to help it. This stream went from almost nothing to a large metropolis for bugs, fishes, eels and insects. […]
By Francesca Cunninghame, Forest & Bird’s Otago Projects manager Story read by Robert Caldwell Follow along in your Wild Things magazine on page 26-27.
My favorite tree facts are: 1. The nurse log fact; how the nurse log can hold so much live forms. 2. How big fern trees can be, even 20 Meter! And smaller fern trees canbe smaller than the pinky finger. And this is me planting a Hebe at Matuku link reserve in Bethellsyesterday on our […]
By Sophia age 8 I took the great opportunity to look at the birds during the Garden Bird Survey week. It is a nationwide citizen science project that encourage people to get out and count all the birds for one hour. I sat down with my mum and recorded all the birds and the highest […]
Written by Stanley (age 7) from North Canterbury At night we can hear Little Owls outside. I have written an article about a home that we made for the Little Owls. One evening my Dad came home from work and he told me that we could build an owl house because his friend gave him […]
Today me and my brother went to Waitangi and found some Penguin houses near a beach. Little Blue Penguins/ Korora are the world’s smallest penguin at 25cm high. They can dive to a depth of 70 metres. They spend most of the day fishing at sea, coming ashore at dusk to roost. They are native […]