Kiwi at Mt Bruce

Clyde Graf made this Official Information request to Wellington Conservation Board

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From: Clyde Graf

Dear Wellington Conservation Board,

Can you please provide answers to the following questions -

1/ How many kiwi chicks, juvenile, and adults have been released into Mt Bruce (please identify any from ONE) in each of the last three years?

2/ How many kiwi eggs have been lifted from Mt Bruce Sanctuary in each of the last 3 years, and how many successfully hatched?

3/ How many kiwi of all ages have been removed from Mt Bruce for translocation to other forests?

4/ In what years have there been aerial 1080 poison operations across the Mt Bruce Sanctuary, since its inception?

5/ Are any 1080 poison drops planned for Mt Bruce in 2017 or 2018?

6/ How many kiwi are known to be alive in the free-range part of the sanctuary as of October 2017?

7/ How many radio tagged kiwi are known to be alive in the free-range part of the sanctuary as of October 2017?

8/ How many kiwi are known to have died in each year, from January 2013 - October 2017?

Thanks for your assistance, Clyde Graf

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