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  Environment » Natural Resources » Biodiversity » Waikato Unwrapped - Stories of our communities giving back to nature

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THE CALL OF THE WILD: Is something telling you it's time to help make a difference? Don't just sit there and do nothing about it!

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A FISH TALE: Replacing rubbish in a gully with trees and fish.

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MAKING A BAT PLAN: Protecting Hamilton City's bat population.

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A RIVER RUNS THROUGH THEM: Restoring Opoutere's catchment and harbour.

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RAT ATTACK: Replacing rats with birds at Little Bay.

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KIWI KEEPERS: Looking after Ōtorohanga's native birds.

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LIFE'S A BEACH! From destruction to dune care and dotterel at Port Waikato.

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ORCHID VALLEY: A gully once infested with wild ginger is now covered in native orchids.

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HOME TO ROOST: There'll always be a safe haven for shorebirds in the Firth of Thames.

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OI! THEY'RE BACK! Grey-faced petrel are breeding again on Mt Karioi.

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A KŌKAKO CALLING: The call of kōkako is ringing out again on Mt Pirongia.

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FOREST GUARDIANS: 24 private properties, 1 biodiversity sanctuary.

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HILL STANDING ALONE: Building something special at Pukemokemoke.

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WHERE THE WILDINGS ARE: Sometimes you need to make sure a desert stays that way. 

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GIVING KIWI TEETH: Taking the power away from kiwi predators in Coromandel.

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TAKAHĒ TENURE: A farm that runs beef and sheep. And takahē!

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BUILDING A SANCTUARY: A mountain of a task has a mountain of pay-off.

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