17 Feb 2017

Returning Kokako to Mt Pirongia

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:25 pm on 17 February 2017

Our native kōkako could soon be on the move. Back to Mt Pirongia in Waikato, where it's been absent for 21 years. The Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society has provisional approval from the Department of Conservation to start relocating kōkako from the Pureroa Forest and the Hauraki Gulf island sanctuary, Tiri Tiri Matangi. Diane June is the secretary of the Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society.

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kokako Photo: supplied/forest and bird

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