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Kiwi Protection

Group Protects Kiwi on Russell Peninsula

“Up and around the Russell Peninsula, in the Bay of Islands, they have a healthy kiwi population that most parts of New Zealand would envy.”

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Russell Kiwi Protection - 2020 Highlights

“2020 was a challenging year for some, but Russell Landcare stalwarts refused to be daunted and still achieved amazing results!”


Russell Eco-Sanctuary hatching plans to bring back rare wildlife

“A project aiming to restore the natural environment on the Russell Peninsula has eradicated rats from 200 hectares of bush and wetland, paving the way for the reintroduction of locally extinct species.”

Russell Kiwi

Kiwi spotted running around Bay of Island town Russell in rare urban sighting

“A Russell Kiwi has been spotted brazenly running through Russell town in the Bay of Islands at night.”

Pest Control

Six North projects get $400k slice of $4.2m conservation pie

“Russell Landcare Trust chairman David Mackenzie says the new funding will go towards more pest control.”

Kiwi Bird

Russell Eco Sanctuary

“The aim of the collective of volunteers is to restore the natural habitat.”