Some of the field rangers for Zero Invasive Predators – an initiative NEXT invests in – are extreme social isolators. They are used to spending ten days at time in remote South Island huts by themselves while they check traps for unwanted predators like rats, stoats, and possums.

But the Covid 19 lockdown has put a stop to their work – and they are now holed up in a bubble in Hokitika learning how to live communally, and how to sit on a couch.

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