Lives on the Edge

National Geographic report details NZ’s world-leading conservation programmes, set up to preserve and protect our “virtual Noah’s Ark of bizarre animals.” NZ is considered a pioneering force in the establishment of animal sanctuaries, with 198 translocation projects involving 34 bird species to 75 offshore islands taking place since the 1890s. Success stories such as the black robin, takahe, saddleback, and kakapo continue to inspire conservation workers in their painstaking work.


Tags: bird species  Conservation  National Geographic  New Zealand  translocation  

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…