Many plants and animals are unique to New Zealand. This topic covers a range of resources on various habitats, conservation issues, endangered species, rongoā (medicinal use) and agencies like DOC tha
New Zealand native birds have been greatly affected by predation. After existing in isolation from natural predators for millions of years, many native birds developed traits that exposed them to harm
New Zealand's unique biodiversity is at risk from pests, weeds and other threats.
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New Zealand has many unique native fish, insects, birds, lizards and frogs. Our only native mammals are bats and marine mammals.
Dr Phil Bishop, from the University of Otago, talks about the threats facing our native frogs. The most significant threat in New Zealand is introduced mammalian predators. Point of interest: Before t