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A busy summer for native bird recovery - Māori Television

Tue, 05/12/2017 - 7:06pm

Māori Television

A busy summer for native bird recovery
Māori Television
A kiwi chick was one of several birds welcomed by the staff of the Whangarei Bird Recovery Centre today. Wildlife manager Robert Webb says the summer period is the ideal time for visitors to see a wide variety of native species, with special attention ...

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Mercy dash saves kiwi after scrubcutter encounter near Whangarei - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 6:00am

Mercy dash saves kiwi after scrubcutter encounter near Whangarei
New Zealand Herald
Quick action by a man clearing a fence line and the Whangarei Bird Recovery Centre saved the life of a kiwi slashed by a scrubcutter blade. The mature female kiwi hiding in scrub was slashed from side to side before the man clearing the fence line at ...

Sparky the one-legged kiwi delights school children - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 8:02am

Sparky the one-legged kiwi delights school children
New Zealand Herald
Owner Robert Webb, from the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre, said the teaching opportunity with Sparky was invaluable. "It's fabulous and has a better impact when they can physically touch him. This way is the best way." Nine-year-old Cameron ...

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Sparky the one-legged kiwi delights school children - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 8:01am

Sparky the one-legged kiwi delights school children
New Zealand Herald
... bill on the ground looking for worms which he would occasionally pull from the ground to squeals of delight from the children. Owner Robert Webb, from the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre, said the teaching opportunity with Sparky was invaluable.

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DOC urges people to keep dogs out of Waitangi Forest - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 12:54pm

Auckland stuff.co.nz

DOC urges people to keep dogs out of Waitangi Forest
Auckland stuff.co.nz
In September another adult kiwi was run over by a car in Doves Bay, it was transported to the Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre where its injuries proved too severe and had to be euthanised. Later that month, a kiwi was found in a leg hold trap in ...

New Head of Bayer's Consumer Health Division Impressed by NZ - Scoop.co.nz

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 12:21pm

New Head of Bayer's Consumer Health Division Impressed by NZ
Scoop.co.nz
Auckland 25 September 2017 – New Zealand's OTC (over the counter) medications environment is one of the most advanced in the world and a model that many countries will emulate in future. That's the view of Matthias Stuchly, who has just taken over as ...

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Mature Kiwi dies after dog mauling - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 9:07am

Mature Kiwi dies after dog mauling
New Zealand Herald
The land owners came across the mauled bird as they returned home and rang the Native Bird Recovery Centre. Robert Webb, from the centre, said the bird was delivered still alive and it was placed under some heat lamps. However, 20 minutes later the ...

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