‘Tossed by the Wind’: The rare and remarkable creatures of Tiritiri Matangi (Part One)

THE fenced-off ‘mainland island’ of Maungatautari, the Sanctuary Mountain of my last post, isn’t typical of New Zealand conservation. More common are offshore islands or islands on lakes, where the water helps to keep out the pests.

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

Traveller, journalist, author of 18 books and of 300 blog posts on Medium and on my website a-maverick.com.