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Kōkako recovery

Kōkako recovery

In 1994 the Department of Conservation and Auckland Regional Council initiated the Hūnua Kōkako Project to reintroduce the endangered bird to the Hūnua Ranges. By 2018 there were more than 200 kōkako in the ranges. These volunteers carry nesting boxes.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016