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Concrete gannets

Concrete gannets

These concrete gannets were placed on Mana Island in 1997 to encourage real ones to start a colony. As of 2007 the experiment has been unsuccessful.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Kāpiti and Mana islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2024)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016