A delightful little pond at Orokonui Ecosanctuary is home to a mystery fish. Neville Peat reports.
Volunteer Brenda Ives reports on the shopping list behind the daily routines and needs of the wildlife at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The relationship between humans and birds is about to get a whole lot closer at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Karin Ludwig reports.
There are South Island robins in Orokonui Ecosanctuary - scores of them, writes Robert Schadewinkel.
Many people put food out for the birds in winter. But at Orokonui Ecosanctuary supplementary feeding is a more complex affair.
It is 4.45am at Orokonui Ecosanctuary and still dark. Cars approaching along Blueskin Rd form a stream of lights. So much traffic at this hour of the morning? Yes, everyone wants to be here for this special event for our volunteers.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary's Alister Robinson pays tribute to the many supportive Dunedin businesses that sponsor the work done there.
In New Zealand, the weasel population is thinly spread, with trapping generally yielding a ratio of stoats to weasels of 20 to one. But there are weasel hotspots. The ecosanctuary boundary is one of those. Michael Fay sets the traps.
Orokonui Stream boasts a treasure trove of mysterious and elusive native freshwater species that have previously evaded the public eye, as Lan Pham reports. Tragically, most of them are disappearing from waterways throughout the country.
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary kiwi creche is back in business. Four of the juvenile Haast tokoeka, which were temporarily removed after a stoat was observed in the ecosanctuary, are back and thriving. Alyth Grant heard their life story from DOC ranger Sian Bent.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary conservation manager Elton Smith pays tribute to the work done by dogs in the protection of native wildlife.
New Zealand's elusive fernbird can be found flitting about the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, writes Paul Sorrell.
Two large flightless birds, ambassadors for an endangered species, are winning hearts and minds at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, as Neville Peat reports.
Alyth Grant recently visited Bush Haven, near Invercargill, a private aviary run by dedicated couple Russell and May Evans. In the past couple of years they have raised and forwarded to Orokonui Ecosanctuary four young kaka now living there in the wild.
Wildlife management student Leon Berard reports on his work volunteering at Orokonui, when extra help was needed to care for juvenile kiwi.
Ahead of his visit to Orokonui, Bronwyn Jeynes, of the Kakapo Recovery team, tells how Sirocco came to be the survivor and remarkable personality he is.
Native vegetation and plant species at Orokonui Ecosanctuary are worth valuing in their own right, as Kelvin Lloyd explains.