Hi my name is Bennet, and I’m 9 years old. This summer at the beach we saw some people who caught 2 small octopus and stuffed them alive into clear containers, with no water. I was upset because octopus are smart and they can suffer, and I couldn’t do anything to help them. I didn’t know […]
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KCC member Esther and her dad spent some time trying out our red cabbage indicator experiment. Here’s how they got on… The purple colour is spectacular! But then the eventual colour of the paper is quite light, so when we were first looking at our water samples we had some doubt about whether or not […]
Johanna Knox tells us what’s wrong with our waterways and what we need to do make them swimmable for all our creatures, including us! When we say ‘freshwater’ we mean inland waters that are not so salty like the sea. That’s lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and also underground water (aquifers). But here in Aotearoa, the […]
Sam, was a runner up in our Real Journey’s competition. He also features in the summer issue of our forest and Bird magazine. Check out his awesome experiment on mangroves below.
The sea and its creatures are in trouble, but you can help. Wild Things Editor Johanna Knox tells us how. As a young person, you can play a vital role in saving the sea. Find out as much as possible about what hurts it and what helps. Then talk about it to the adults you […]
Eight year old KCC member Daniel tells us about his adventures around the South Island as a kiwi guardian. In the school holidays I did The Kiwi Guardians adventures with my family. Toyota Kiwi Guardians is a new programme from the Department of Conservation to help families explore New Zealand’s great outdoors and take action for […]
Eleven year old KCC member Poppy tells us about her unforgettable experience (and possibly the best Father’s Day present ever) whilst out fishing with her dad. I went fishing today with my dad in Kawau Bay and we only caught 2 fish but we saw a massive pod of over 30 killer whales. I was videoing and […]
We had some wonderful stories, photos and videos from some very passionate people who love Aotearoa and want to help save its wildlife and wild places – tino pai!. This story is from 10 year old Ella, our WINNER! Aotearoa means “land of the long white cloud”. Aren’t we proud of that? So why should […]
We had some wonderful stories, photos and video entries to our Real Journey Competition. They came from some very passionate people who love Aotearoa and want to help save its wildlife and wild places – tino pai! This picture is by 10 year old Olivia, one of our runners up. I think that nature is worth saving because […]
We had some wonderful stories, photos and video entries to our Real Journey Competition. They came from some very passionate people who love Aotearoa and want to help save its wildlife and wild places – tino pai! This story is from 12 year old Harriet, one of our finalists. New Zealand. What do I think […]