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RNZ: Kākāpō Files

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RNZ: Kākāpō Files

RNZ: Kākāpō Files

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NEW! Voice of the Kākāpō - an audio adventure through the bumpy bumper 2019 breeding season of NZ's rare flightless parrot.Presented by Alison Ballance.

Latest Episodes

Voice of the Kākāpō 8: Success

The 2019 kākāpō chicks are becoming independent and birds sent to be scanned for aspergillosis are getting clean bills of health, in part 8 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

12 MINMAR 19
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Voice of the Kākāpō 8: Success

Voice of the Kākāpō 7: Dark days

A deadly fungal disease strikes thekākāpō population on Whenua Hou and the Kākāpō Recovery team calls on New Zealand wildlife vets to help, in part 7 of Voice of the Kākāpō..

12 MINMAR 17
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Voice of the Kākāpō 7: Dark days

Voice of the Kākāpō 6: Kākāpō chicks

The kākāpō eggs are hatching, and chicks are being hand-reared or returned to their mother's nest ... but not every chick is thriving, in part 6 of Voice of the Kākāpō .

12 MINMAR 12
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Voice of the Kākāpō 6: Kākāpō chicks

Voice of the Kākāpō 5: Kākāpō sperm takes to the air

The tally of infertile eggs is climbing and the kākāpō team is using artificial insemination - and a drone - to try and counter the problem, in part 5 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

11 MINMAR 10
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Voice of the Kākāpō 5: Kākāpō sperm takes to the air

Voice of the Kākāpō 4: Promise

Most of the female kākāpō have bred and the team is carrying precious fertile eggs to the 'egg room' for incubation, in part 4 of Voice of the Kākāpō .

11 MINMAR 5
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Voice of the Kākāpō 4: Promise

Voice of the Kākāpō 3: Nest checks

Kākāpōbreeding is in full swing after an early start, and DOC's Deidre Vercoe and Andrew Digby are checking to see if eggs are fertile, in part 3 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

12 MINMAR 3
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Voice of the Kākāpō 3: Nest checks

Voice of the Kākāpō 2: Whenua Hou, kākāpō island

The kākāpō team know all the signs are good for a big kākāpō breeding season - the question is exactly how big and when will it start? Part 2 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

11 MINFEB 27
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Voice of the Kākāpō 2: Whenua Hou, kākāpō island

Voice of the Kākāpō 1: Kākāpō - night parrot

The kākāpō is a giant flightless parrot whose fortunes are tied to the rimu tree and to a dedicated team of rangers from the Department of Conservation.

10 MINFEB 25
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Voice of the Kākāpō 1: Kākāpō - night parrot

Kākāpō population hits new high of 213 birds

The youngest kākāpō chick has passed 150 days old, bringing the number of living juveniles to 71 and the overall kākāpō population to 213, in ep 24 of the Kākāpō Files.

24 MIN2019 SEP 18
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Kākāpō population hits new high of 213 birds

Kākāpō chicks growing up

The kākāpō chicks are graduating to being juveniles and only seven birds are still sick with aspergillosis, in ep 23 of the Kākāpō Files.

30 MIN2019 AUG 5
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Kākāpō chicks growing up

Latest Episodes

Voice of the Kākāpō 8: Success

The 2019 kākāpō chicks are becoming independent and birds sent to be scanned for aspergillosis are getting clean bills of health, in part 8 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

12 MINMAR 19
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 8: Success

Voice of the Kākāpō 7: Dark days

A deadly fungal disease strikes thekākāpō population on Whenua Hou and the Kākāpō Recovery team calls on New Zealand wildlife vets to help, in part 7 of Voice of the Kākāpō..

12 MINMAR 17
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 7: Dark days

Voice of the Kākāpō 6: Kākāpō chicks

The kākāpō eggs are hatching, and chicks are being hand-reared or returned to their mother's nest ... but not every chick is thriving, in part 6 of Voice of the Kākāpō .

12 MINMAR 12
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 6: Kākāpō chicks

Voice of the Kākāpō 5: Kākāpō sperm takes to the air

The tally of infertile eggs is climbing and the kākāpō team is using artificial insemination - and a drone - to try and counter the problem, in part 5 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

11 MINMAR 10
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 5: Kākāpō sperm takes to the air

Voice of the Kākāpō 4: Promise

Most of the female kākāpō have bred and the team is carrying precious fertile eggs to the 'egg room' for incubation, in part 4 of Voice of the Kākāpō .

11 MINMAR 5
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 4: Promise

Voice of the Kākāpō 3: Nest checks

Kākāpōbreeding is in full swing after an early start, and DOC's Deidre Vercoe and Andrew Digby are checking to see if eggs are fertile, in part 3 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

12 MINMAR 3
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 3: Nest checks

Voice of the Kākāpō 2: Whenua Hou, kākāpō island

The kākāpō team know all the signs are good for a big kākāpō breeding season - the question is exactly how big and when will it start? Part 2 of Voice of the Kākāpō.

11 MINFEB 27
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 2: Whenua Hou, kākāpō island

Voice of the Kākāpō 1: Kākāpō - night parrot

The kākāpō is a giant flightless parrot whose fortunes are tied to the rimu tree and to a dedicated team of rangers from the Department of Conservation.

10 MINFEB 25
Comments
Voice of the Kākāpō 1: Kākāpō - night parrot

Kākāpō population hits new high of 213 birds

The youngest kākāpō chick has passed 150 days old, bringing the number of living juveniles to 71 and the overall kākāpō population to 213, in ep 24 of the Kākāpō Files.

24 MIN2019 SEP 18
Comments
Kākāpō population hits new high of 213 birds

Kākāpō chicks growing up

The kākāpō chicks are graduating to being juveniles and only seven birds are still sick with aspergillosis, in ep 23 of the Kākāpō Files.

30 MIN2019 AUG 5
Comments
Kākāpō chicks growing up
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