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Rare and weird NZ birds...  
   

Rare and weird NZ birds...

Clockwise from top left: Kakapo, Pukeko, Tui, Kea, Takahe.
Finding Feathered Friends

February 28th 2012
Good afternoon readers, this blog is part David Attenborough documentary, part ecology lesson and mostly promoting two excellent tour operators in the South Island. I have been doing my favourite thing since I finished work last week and hunting out the local wildlife in a foreign country – not with a rifle sight and snares but with binoculars, infra-red torches and some very helpful, knowled ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Dunedin

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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