Category: "Eradication"

Eradication from Tiritiri Matangi Island (1993)

April 19th, 2005
In a paper by C. R. Veitch from the Department of Conservation, there is discusion of the eradication of Kiore from Tititiri Matangi Island. Full abstract included Abstract: Tiritiri Matangi Island (220 ha) is 25 km north of Auckland City in the H… more »

Seabird begins to bounce back on Little Barrier

April 19th, 2005
A year ago life for Cook’s petrel chicks on Little Barrier (Hauturu) was bleak and short lived. Now, less than a year after the operation to rid the island of rats, most chicks have survived to fly from their burrows. Monitoring this summer has show… more »

Snap Attack on Island Rats

February 3rd, 2005
The old saying “know your enemy” is as equally true for rodents as it is for Roman Legions. It is with this advice in mind that Department of Conservation Ranger Emily King will set out to undertake a survey to determine what type of rodent (rats and… more »