Kiwi Mount Bruce.

Chris Hicks made this Official Information request to Department of Conservation

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From: Chris Hicks

Dear Department of Conservation,

I would like detail information on the following points:

1. Please confirm how many Kiwi have been bought in or bred at Pukaha and released into the Pukaha Forest or held in captivity since 2003.
2. Please confirm the current Kiwi numbers at Pukaha inside the Kiwi House, in fenced enclosures and in the Pukaha Forest.
3. Please explain why juvenile Kiwi are still released into Pukaha Forest when so many Kiwi have died!
4. How much money has been spent on the restoration project by Department of Conservation, the Pukaha Board, Wellington Regional Council & Horizons Regional Council since 2001?

5. Please let me know who I should request an official investigation into the Kiwi deaths at Pukaha.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Hicks

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From: Government Services
Department of Conservation

Dear Chris
On behalf of the Director-General of the Department of Conservation, I confirm receipt of your request for official information. Your request has been forwarded to the relevant business group for processing. You will receive a reply in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.
Yours sincerely
Gabrielle Muir
for Director-General

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From: Chris Visser
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Dear Chris Hicks,


Please find attached the Departments response to your OIA request.


Yours sincerely,


Chris Visser

Acting Statutory Manager Lower North Island Region

Department of Conservation

DDI: 027 563 4631 | VPN 6606




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