Make a dif­fer­ence in your own back­yard

Marlborough Midweek - - YOUR LOCAL NEWS -

you can take part in a Con­ser­va­tion Kids NZ-run ‘‘Pest Special’’, which of­fers con­ser­va­tion-fo­cused fun and games for the kids. Con­tact Siobain on info@pic­ton­dawn­cho­rus.nz to reg­is­ter be­fore Oc­to­ber 7.

DOC is run­ning a Meet the Kiwi com­pe­ti­tion. To en­ter the draw, par­tic­i­pants must visit all three Toy­ota Kiwi Guardians sites, at Mill Flat, Tay­lor River and Kaipupu Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary, and pro­vide pho­to­graphic proof of the vis­its. There are one of two chances to meet a rowi kiwi and have a chat to the kiwi team. The com­pe­ti­tion is open now and runs through to Oc­to­ber 16.

The guardian sites pro­vide the fam­ily with some fun ac­tiv­i­ties to do, plus by vis­it­ing the sites, kids can claim a Toy­ota Kiwi Guardians medal.

For all event de­tails go to con­ser­va­tion­week.org.nz.

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La­jla Brown­ing, left, with Sky and Kellie Eathorne check a trap for Pic­ton Dawn Cho­rus

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