15 Sep 2017

Critter of the Week: The Kaka Beak

From Afternoons, 3:25 pm on 15 September 2017

DoC's threatened species ambassador, Nicola Toki tells us all about the native plants Clianthus puniceus and Clianthus maximus - known as the kaka beak.

She says people need to realise that just because they see kākā beak growing prolifically in 'cultivation', this is no time to be complacent as this species is on the brink of extinction.

Ngutu kākā

Ngutu kākā Photo: supplied/Emma Neill