Story: Conservation – a history

Kākāpō chicks

Kākāpō chicks

Richard Henry worked hard to relocate and protect kākāpō on Resolution Island, which was made a bird sanctuary in 1891. He photographed these chicks about 1900.

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How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Voices in the wilderness, 1769–1907', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13910/kakapo-chicks (accessed 29 May 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 3 Aug 2015