By Helen from Rototuna Primary School Do you know which bird to vote for in Bird of the Year? The answer is simple – vote kākāpō! Kākāpōs are in serious danger! Rats are destroying their nests, eating their eggs and chicks. But wait, there’s more – stoats are hunting grown kākāpō! In 1930, kākāpōs disappeared […]
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By Ryan from Rototuna Primary School Vote for the intelligent kiwi and the NZ bird.It’s a amazing bird so please vote for it. Did you know the kiwi is a native bird to NZ? That is why it is special. Appearance The kiwi is black and brown, and camouflages well in its surroundings. A kiwi […]
By Alex from Rototuna Primary School Do you know the kiwi is a native bird to New Zealand? It’s survival is in our hands! Appearance Kiwi have tiny wings, which causes their inability to fly. Most birds have tails but this one doesn’t. Kiwi’s legs are giant and strong for kicking preadators and running away. […]
By Leeschen from Rototuna Primary School Did you know there is a Bird of the Year competition? I think the kea should be Bird of the Year, here are some reasons why: Kea are endangered birds. Rats and stoats eat kea eggs, and if they eat all the kea eggs, we will soon lose most […]
By Dan (age 11) For the holidays, me, my three sisters, grandparents, my step mum, and my dad were going to Cape Reinga from Auckland. We got there via Whangarei Heads when we got to the bach we were staying at. We decided to go to the light house, and Ninety Mile Beach the next day. We drove […]
Isabella (age 8) has made this video all about the exhibition being run by her Forest & Bird branch, Hibiscus Coast. It runs until 29 October 2017, along with a series of Walk and Talk events. Isabella wrote, presented and edited the video! Great to see our young conservationists helping to promote their branches!
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 […]
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!