News | National
20 Oct 2019 16:04
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > National

    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.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other National News
     20 Oct: A serious crash involving a motorbike and a car in mid-Canterbury
     20 Oct: A person's critically injured in hospital after a fall in an Auckland suburban town square
     20 Oct: Hawke's Bay's quake-readiness is under the spotlight this weekend
     19 Oct: Police are focusing their attention on a house with a smashed car outside as a man lies critically ill in hospital
     19 Oct: Three people have been seriously hurt following a head-on collision between two vehicles on Auckland's North Shore
     19 Oct: Australian midcourter Paige Hadley has been ruled from the remainder of the Constellation Cup test series with the Silver Ferns, after fracturing her right wrist during game two in Auckland
     19 Oct: A man has been hospitalised after an assault in south Auckland, in the early hours of this morning
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A mixture of feelings from the All Blacks after booting Ireland out of the rugby World Cup More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Qantas has completed the world's longest non-stop flight on a commercial airliner More...



     Today's News

    Motorsports:
    Scott McLaughlin's Bathurst win will stand, but his team's been less fortunate in their punishment 15:47

    Christchurch:
    A serious crash involving a motorbike and a car in mid-Canterbury 15:27

    International:
    North America correspondent Conor Duffy reflects on three years of reporting in the US 15:07

    International:
    Superstar Sulli's death sparks conversation about South Korea's high-pressure K-Pop industry 14:57

    International:
    Anxiety is often physical, but its symptoms can be surprisingly easy to miss 14:47

    Netball:
    Gina Crampton's declared herself fit ahead of today's third Constellation Cup netball test against Australia in Sydney 14:37

    Business:
    Qantas has completed the world's longest non-stop flight on a commercial airliner 13:47

    Politics:
    Brexit delay request sent to EU, along with letter from Boris Johnson arguing against it 13:37

    Cricket:
    Several Black Caps will feature in the opening round of domestic cricket's Plunket Shield 13:27

    Netball:
    The Silver Ferns' Australian import has quickly found her feet in a foreign environment 13:07


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd