Videos are filmed each day on the field trip and edited each night. Videos will be linked here during the Kōkako field trip from 19-21 June 2018.
Tuesday 19 June
1. Preparing to catch Kōkako
Get your head torch on and venture into Pureora Forest to find out how to set a net to catch kōkako.
2. Catching Kōkako
Help experts and volunteers to set a mist net and see how they lure kōkako into the net.
3. Checking the Health of Kōkako
Take a closer look at a kōkako and help complete a health check before banding the bird with a unique combination of bands.
4. Translocating Kōkako
Carefully transport two kōkako from Pureora Forest to their new home on Mount Pirongia and discover why these birds have been translocated.
Wednesday 20 June
1. Predator Control for Kōkako
Wander through part of Pureora Forest and find out how introduced predators have been controlled in this area.
2. Ideal Habitat for Kōkako
Take a closer look at what's growing in Pureora Forest and find out why this is the perfect place for kōkako to live.
3. Kids Helping Kōkako
Meet students from Pirongia School and discover what they have learned about kōkako.
4. Interview with John Innes - an early Kōkako Researcher
Drive to Hamilton to meet with scientist John Innes from Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research and look at some of the work he has done on kōkako and how this has helped people to save this iconic species.
Thursday 21 June
1. The Naming of Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society
Kaumātua Tom Roa welcomes you to Pūrekireki Marae. Tom explains how he feels about kōkako and how the restoration society was named.
2. Iwi Support for Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society
Meet Haupai Puke and find out how iwi have worked with Te Aroaro o Kahu to bring kōkako back to Mount Pirongia.
3. A Kōkako Song - A Lesson for Us All
Listen to Te Rita singing the waiata Te Kōkako and discover the meaning behind this song. Hear about how Te Rita was involved in the first release of kōkako on Mount Pirongia and the names these birds received.
4. Iwi Involvement in Kōkako Translocation
Talk to Georgie and Maria about how it felt to help bring kōkako from Pureora to Pirongia and the tikanga involved in moving these birds.
Community Conservation for Kōkako
Te Reo Videos
1. Te whakaingoa i Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society.
He mihi nā te kaumātua o Pūrekireki Marae a Tame Roa. Ka kōrero a Tame e pā ana ki te kōkako me Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society.
2. Te tautoko a ngā iwi i Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society.
Tūtaki mai ki a Haupai Puke kia whai mōhiotanga ki te mahi ngātahi a te iwi me Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society ki te whakahoki i ngā kōkako ki runga i te maunga o Pirongia.
3. He waiata 'Te Kōkako' - he akoranga mā tātou katoa.
Whakarongo ki a Te Rita Papesch e waiata ana i te waiata ' Te Kōkako' me āna whakamārama mō te waiata nei. Whakarongo hoki ki āna kōrero mō te rā i tuku i ngā kōkako ki runga i a Pirongia me te tikanga o ngā ingoa o ngā manu.
4. Ngā mahi a te iwi ki te whakanuku i ngā kōkako.
Ka kōrero a Georgina Paikea me Maria Huata e pā ana ki ngā whēakoranga me ngā tikanga o te awhi ki te hūnuku i ngā kōkako mai i a Pureora ki Pirongia.
5. Ngā waihotanga iho a Kīngi Tawhiao