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Top of the South kaka captive breeding programme launched

A desire to improve the genetic diversity of kaka released into the Abel Tasman National Park has seen the launch of a northern South Island kaka captive breeding programme.  

The programme, run by Project Janszoon and the Department of Conservation (DOC), reached a milestone on 10 July 2017 with three male kaka introduced to four females at Nelson’s Natureland Wildlife Trust in the hope they will form breeding pairs. 

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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A desire to improve the genetic diversity of kaka released into the Abel Tasman National Park has seen the launch of a northern South Island kaka captive breeding programme.  

The programme, run by Project Janszoon and the Department of Conservation (DOC), reached a milestone on 10 July 2017 with three male kaka introduced to four females at Nelson’s Natureland Wildlife Trust in the hope they will form breeding pairs. 

Read More

Watch Video