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SPRING/SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2016

Young leopard seals are said to travel north to New Zealand occasionally. New Zealand fur seals are now seen more often in the Hauraki Gulf and perhaps we will see both species more often in the future. For more on leopard seals click here. Progress DOC has now produced detailed plans for upgrading parts of the main walkway and have…

Summer Newsletter 2015

This fine summer has brought walkers in their thousands to enjoy the shaded tracks of the Okura Bush Walkway – Auckland’s most popular bush track. It has also been a great season for native wildlife. Birdsong generally is considered more abundant thanks to the trapping program started at the beginning of 2014. Four endangered NZ dotterel chicks have hatched on…

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