National Treasure in Good Hands

China Daily features the Kiwi Recovery Programme, a government sponsored initiative to save the national icon from extinction. “NZ has a history of making refuges for wildlife … saying, these things are in trouble, we’ll scatter them around a few islands and we’ll have some in reserve,” says Programme Director Paul Jansen. “I think we’ve got enough technology and ability to be able to hold on to a few fragments. None of the species of kiwi will go extinct – we will not let that happen.”


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Queenstown Looks to Alternative Revenue

Queenstown Looks to Alternative Revenue

As the Covid-19 pandemic closes borders and grounds aircraft around the world, iconic destinations from Kyoto to Amsterdam are addressing the new reality of fewer visitors and looking for ways to…