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News Kuaka tile

17 Mar 2015

Kūaka – the bird of mystery

Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is an important feeding ground for Kūaka/bar-tailed godwits, who migrate every year from their breeding grounds in the Arctic.

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News New Conservationists tile

27 Feb 2015

Encouraging a new generation of conservationists

In 2015 Canterbury school children participated in Kid's Discovery Plant-out Days aimed at encouraging kids to get involved in nature and the environment.

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News Getting to know Ahuriri tile

06 Jun 2014

Getting to know Ahuriri lagoon

Ahuriri Lagoon is a significant mahinga kai resource located on the Huritini/Halswell River between Tai Tapu and Motukarara.

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News Getting to know Kaitorete tile

27 Nov 2013

Getting to know Kaitorete Spit

Kaitorete Spit is a long finger of land that runs south-west from Te Pātaka a Rākaihautū/Banks Peninsula for 25 kilometres and separates the shallow waters of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere from the Pacific Ocean.

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