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25 May 2020 13:26
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A Queenstown skifield is celebrating the return of an endangered alpine parrot

    A Queenstown skifield is celebrating the return of an endangered alpine parrot


    Seven kea have been spotted at the Remarkables ski field over the past year, after a two-year predator control and habitat effort.

    Kea are rarely seen within the Queenstown Lakes District.

    Celebrating Conservation week - Remarkables' staff have named one male kea "Tahae" which means "thief" - a nod to the bird's tendencies to steal people's belongings.

    NZSki CEO, Paul Anderson, says they're passionate about enhancing habitat and increasing the local kea population.

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     Today's News

    Business:
    Up to 60 English lower league football clubs could go out of business if the sport fails to plan for the impact of COVID-19 beyond the current season 13:07

    Environment:
    Otaki Beach Store's owner says he has a "minor" clean-up job after this morning's earthquake 12:27

    Law and Order:
    A man's been arrested in relation to the theft of a car with a baby inside from a Whangarei Service Station 11:57

    Law and Order:
    Hamilton Police are appealing for sightings of a missing teenage boy 11:07

    Business:
    More support for Kiwis left jobless by COVID-19 10:47

    Rugby League:
    The NRL is aiming to have fans attending games by the start of July 10:27

    Environment:
    Kapiti Coast is deemed safe and sound, following this morning's strong earthquake 10:07

    Law and Order:
    Armed police have descended on a property in Hamilton, as part of a murder inquiry 9:27

    Accident and Emergency:
    A person has died after crashing their car near Rotorua 8:46

    Rugby:
    The professional playing days of former Crusaders and All Blacks halfback Andy Ellis could be drawing to a close 8:16


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