Posted in Abel Tasman National Park, Albatross, Aotearoa, Auckland, bbc, bellbird, bird, birds, conservation, Department of Conservation, doc, Dunedin, environment, extinction, fiordland, gecko, glow-worms, Haast Pass, hihi, huia, kaka, Kapiti Island, kiwi, Little spotted kiwi, maori, moa, morepork, National Park, nature, new zealand, nz, Photography, Saddleback, tvnz, video, wellington, wildlife on October 13, 2009|
NZ Nature on screen
To celebrate NZ’s unique natural taonga, Peter Hayden has curated a highlights collection from three decades of NHNZ productions. Aotearoa’s landforms and its magnificent menagerie of natural oddities – birds, insects, trees like nowhere else on the planet – are showcased in 15 award-winning titles. From Discovery Channel and David Bellamy, to Wild South and Our World classics.
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Posted in Aotearoa, conservation, Department of Conservation, doc, environment, Haast Pass, lake, Mount Aspiring, National Park, nature, new zealand, river, south island, trees, tvnz, valley on September 27, 2007|
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The Department of Conservation says a major landslip has caused a new lake in the Haast Pass area of Mount Aspiring National Park.
You would say that this would make a very interesting study, to see and record what happens here ecologically , it would be nice to know if anyone intends to do this , if anyone has any knowledge of such a plan please send a email and let us know .
update 1 : a media release from DOC
update 2 : “concern that lake could swamp township” tv3 story and video 3 october
update 3 : Water has begun flowing over the dam near Makarora tv3 story and video 7 october
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