Reintroduction of tui to Banks Peninsula

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  • Disapperance of tui from Banks Peninsula

    Disapperance of tui from Banks Peninsula
    Tui disappeared from Banks Peninsula
  • Tui Reintroduction Report

    Tui Reintroduction Report
    Frances Schmechel completed a report for Ngāi Tahu and DOC in 2002 that looked at the possibilities for enhancing/reintroducing tūī in Canterbury. She found that much has changed on the Peninsula making conditions more favourable for tūī (Schmechel 2004).
  • Tui tucker brochure

    Tui tucker brochure
    content from tui tucker brochureThe "Tui Tucker" brochure was printed to encourage the community to plant native food species for tui
  • Disease screening on Maud Island

    Disease screening on Maud Island
    Disease screening of the source population of tui on Maud Island, Marlborough Sounds
  • Capture of tui on Maud Island

    Capture of tui on Maud Island
    Capture of the tui to be transferred started on Maud Island. Each bird was banded.
  • First Release

    First Release
    First release of 30 tui at Hinewai Reserve on Banks Peninsula
  • Breeding of transfered tui

    Breeding of transfered tui
    Repopulation of tui on peninsula succeedsTransferred tui start to produce fleglings
  • Second release

    Second release
    42 tui from Maud Island released at Hinewai Reserve on Banks Peninsula