Paul Kavanagh

Cracking new blue additions

Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Park has a few new additions to its feathery brood. Four blue ducks, or whio, of which there are about 2000 in the whole country, hatched this week. The endemic birds are classified by the Department of Conservation...

Poison pills

A 1080 drop in top of the lake mountain valleys has been dubbed a "necessary evil" by Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Park. The Department of Conservation op took in 19,500ha of public conservation land last Friday. Birdlife park manager Paul Kavanagh says...