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Dan & Sandy's Wild West Wedding

Congratulations to Dan and Sandy who finally got hitched in February at Blue Duck! There were horses, helicopters and gun slingers at the Wild West Bush Wedding! Check out our facebook page for photos of the awesome day.

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Life & Leisure Magazine

G'day folks, we're very excited be be featured in Life & Leisure magazine this month, check out the 'Lucky Ducks' feature!

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Look out rats!

Look out rats! We have recently received funding for 20 A24 predator traps! A nifty new trap made by Goodnature the A24 resets itself so requires little maintenance and is great for those inaccessible places. Thank you to DoC, Genesis Energy and the Central North Island Blue Duck Trust and individuals. Look out for the bright orange traps next t...

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New sponsorship program

Announcing the launch of our Sponsor a trap program! Sponsor one of our predator traps and track it's progress through google earth. Check out our new page Conservation/Sponsorship. Also this week: we released a rare dabchick on one of our wetlands and a kiwi was spotted three of our staff members, it's all going on at Blue Duck!

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Conservation Field Day

We've now set a date for our conservation field day: the event will take place on the Friday 24th August with talks, Kiwi listening, wetland tours and avian avoidance training on offer. More details to follow.

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Biking to The Bridge

Last week we watched the last of the cycle trail bridges being flown into the National Park by helicopter and today they were (we think) used for the first time by two young Kiwi girls. The girls completed the gruelling cycle there and back in one day, leaving before light and arriving back just after dark. Well done girls!

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Cycleway Hikoi

The Mountains to Sea leg of the New Zealand Cycle Trail had its offical opening on the 26th of April. Despite the rain the event was a success and the trail completed by a number of keen mountain bikers including Annette Main, the mayor of Whanganui.

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