Story: Bay of Plenty region

Animals of Te Urewera (1st of 3)

Animals of Te Urewera

The kōkako is an endangered forest bird. A recovery programme operated by the Department of Conservation has made its survival in the Urewera Range more secure by controlling pests such as possums, rats and stoats.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Ranges, rivers and forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5543/animals-of-te-urewera (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016