Banded dotterels in the news
Wellington Regional Council and local iwi have placed access restrictions on a stretch of beach to protect a nesting site of the threatened banded dotterel.
Updated at 11:53 am on 6 October 2013
Wellington iwi, Taranaki Whanui, has placed a rahui at Parangarahu - or the Pencarrow Coast - to protect the nesting site of a vulnerable native bird.
Updated at 10:16 pm on 4 October 2013