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Hey Trevor, the moa's not a goer but what about the kiwi?

Hey Trevor, the moa's not a goer but what about the kiwi?

While Labour MP Trevor Mallard's recent suggestion to embrace scientific advances and resurrect the moa doesn't look like a goer, it raises serious questions about what is being done to save other native species threatened with extinction.

The kiwis is one of those threatened species, with 95% of kiwi chicks killed in the wild in their first year. In unprotected areas, kiwi are threatened by a myriad of threats, including predators such as stoats, possums, wild cats and dogs, and loss of habitat. At least 20% of kiwi need to survive in order for the population to grow. This means that if we do nothing, we could lose our kiwi from the mainland of New Zealand in our lifetime.

We need your help to keep kiwi alive. Click here now to donate and sign our petition for Trevor Mallard, reminding him that there are plenty of endangered species still alive and kicking who could do with his support, rather than the moa.

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