A male Antipodes Island parakeet, which welcomed a new female partner into his enclosure last week. Photo Christina McDonald.The rare Antipodes Island parakeet population was given a gentle nudge last week when two Queenstown birds were introduced to new partners.
An Antipodes Island parakeet, endemic to the Sub Antarctic Islands, will benefit from a mouse eradication programme about to be undertaken. Photo by James Russell. A campaign backed by Wellington couple Gareth and Jo Morgan has reached its target of raising $1 million to fund the eradication of mice from the Antipodes Islands, 860km south of Stewart Island.
Antipodes Island Parakeet taking a stand against "big Brother". Image by MilanieBusinessman Gareth Morgan has pledged to help fund a major initiative to remove mice from the Antipodes Islands, 800km south-east of Bluff.