Robyn Radomski was elected president at our AGM, Murray Pascoe treasurer and John White secretary. The business section was over very quickly so we could get on to the highlight of the meeting – our guest speakers Matt Robertson and Nick Tansley.
Nick talked about predator control in our suburbs and Matt highlighted some of the threats faced by kaka in an urban environment – such as off leash dogs, roaming cats, and <a href=”http://ngaio.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/step0003.jpg”><img class=”aligncenter size-medium wp-image-1139″ alt=”step0003″ src=”http://ngaio.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/step0003-300×225.jpg” width=”300″ height=”225″ /></a>adult birds eating nuts or nibbling on lead nails. He focused on a family of kaka nesting in one of our local reserves. These kaka became famous internationally after a webcam was set up showing what was happening inside the nest.