Posts Tagged: predator free island

Our trip to Kapiti Island – a native bird sanctuary

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Photo credit: Shihying Huang (Mickey) Campbell students visited Kapiti Island as one of the weekend activities in January 2017. To make sure our students get to view a range of New Zealand’s most endangered and rare birds, our activity coordinator booked in advance for the trip to anticipate the limited number of visitors allowed on the… Read more »

Exploring Wellington Harbour’s predator-free island

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On a Saturday in January 2017 I explored a small island in the middle of Wellington Harbour with two other Campbell students. I was excited to explore the predator-free scientific reserve with many roles in New Zealand’s history, including a quarantine station, a military outpost and now a wildlife refuge. It wasn’t hard to reach Matiu/Somes… Read more »