Al Morrison has a shitload to answer for, running the restructure and then bailing for the SSC and leaving the implementation to Lou Sanson who, to be fair, is doing the best with the shut sandwich he has been left with. Can you really make $400 a day picking cherries? [ism-social-followers list='fb,tw,li,youtube,instagram' template='ism_template_sf_1' list_align='horizontal' display_counts='false' display_full_name='true' box_align='center' ], Copyright © 2020 • Island Conservation All Rights Reserved, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area Protects Millions of Seabirds, US Department of the Interior Funds Counter Invasive Species Efforts on Ulithi Atoll, Acteon and Gambier Archipelagos, French Polynesia, population has rebounded and reached more than 300, A Tale of Two Rails: The Pūkeko and the Takahē. Government receives Royal Commission of Inquiry report into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mos... New Zealand Government to declare a climate emergency, Call for urgent action on Pacific conservation, Keynote address to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand conference, Expert independent advisory group appointed to strengthen the future of Māori broadcasting, Crown accounts reflect Govt’s careful economic management, Community launch marks next step in addressing racism in education, Government to consider recommendations on DNA use in criminal investigations, Speech to Wakatū Nelson regional hui on trade, Fast track referrals will speed up recovery and boost jobs and home building, Papakāinga provides critically needed homes in Hastings, Emergency benefit to help temporary visa holders, School sustainability projects to help boost regional economies, Farmer-led projects to improve water health in Canterbury and Otago. Since when did deerstalkers use shotguns ?. This comes as a Government campaign to raise the profile of vocational education and training (VET) begins. I suspect the problem here was one of supervision (by DOC and/or by the Deerstalkers Ass or whoever). It’s the pukeko’s bigger, cooler, rarer cousin. Takahe also have greenish feathers on their back whereas pukeko have a black back. This is the second round of the Sustainability Contestable Fund, and work will begin immediately. It was good timing on the Pūkeko’s part. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced ... Tena koutou katoa and thank you for the opportunity to be with you today. Island species are well known for having unusual traits. Mike Horne, Chief Executive Officer, Fullers360: “Fullers360 supports Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement yesterday indicating the declaration of a climate emergency in New Zealand. The difference is that the Takahē’s ancestor arrived in New Zealand many thousands of years ago. I feed about 6 Pukeko each morning, along with my 7 chickens and 2 ducks. Squeezed or not DOC should not have allowed this to happen. It’s no secret – but you mightn’t know NZ has signed on for continued commitment to Five Power... How tech became a lifeline for the Covid-hit hospo industry, Cha chow down: A food comic about Courtenay Place’s cosiest cave, Live updates, November 28-29: Mosque attacks evidence suppressed for 30 years. Just use whoever is available when the appropriate time for action comes up. The ancestors of Takahē lost the ability to fly since it is energy intensive and they had no need for it. The takahe isn’t taking that well at all. DoC is conducting a war on small predators and while it would be true to say that they have killed protected species, it is a sweeping statement to imply that it happens regularly, that they aren’t concerned about it and don’t want to keep it to a minimum. Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the sustainability crisis in the fashio... projected to more than triple in value in the next 10 years, To advance, workers must break the law: a reply to John Kerr. And that it is a pest. It’s part of the Government’s latest investment of $164 million to build new classrooms and upgrade schools around the country.