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 […]
Join us in welcoming our new KCC Climate Mascot to to the crew – Tiki Tim the Taniwha! Tiki Tim was created by Moana (age 9) from KCC Northern. He is named for Tikipunga in Whāngarei. Moana upcycled this taniwha using the instructions in Wild Things Issue 137 (Summer 2017). She used her grandmothers old leggings, and stuffed […]
By the van der Loos family While on holiday at Omaha over Christmas, we spent a lot of time at the bird sanctuary spotting endangered birds. After reading the information about the critically endangered fairy tern, we then saw one fly over us and saw the difference between that and the usual ones we see […]
Families from Marlborough KCC joined local bird expert, Mike Bell, to help band black-backed gull chicks nesting on the Wairau River bed. Video is by Lennox (age 13).
KCC YOUTH REPORT by Nixon The pāua was twisting on a rock above the tide. We were at Ward Beach, in the aftermath of a Spring storm, 2017. This poor creature was fighting for its life, once again. A humongous thrust on a moonlit night caused the locals in the south-east of New Zealand lives […]
Hi, I’m Betty, and I’m eight years old. I want to help save New Zealand native birds, so me and my friend went fundraising. We were going to Waiake to fundraise, but went to Brown’s Bay beach instead! These are some photos of our fundraising. On the left is me, and on the right is Taya.
This blog provides feedback on entries to our penguin box design challenge in issue 135 (winter 2017) of Wild Things magazine. Penguin boxes are a useful bit of kit for those working to support kororā (little blue penguins) in Aotearoa New Zealand. They are often preferred over natural nests during their important breeding and moulting […]