On Saturday, 16th of September, my family and I visited Brook Sanctuary with the Nelson Tasman Kiwi Conservation Club. It was our first time visiting and I’d reckon we will go back there again! I learned new things like how Kōtukutuku – a red velvety purple tree fuchsia flower- would sometimes make birds (commonly Bellbirds) heads go purple when […]
This series of time lapse images, taken by photographer and conservationist David Mudge, shows New Zealand’s only fully parasitic flowering plant. Copyright: Ngā Manu Images.
By NatureWatch NZ Back in April, NatureWatchNZ brought you the sad news that myrtle rust had been found in Northland, and we asked the community to keep an eye out for it. We now have a new weapon in the fight against the plant disease myrtle rust, currently threatening a number of New Zealand’s native […]
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 […]