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Kiwi In Sails Ashore Garden

Kiwi In Sails Ashore Garden

Kiwi in Sails Ashore Garden We quite regularly hear Kiwi at night from Sails Ashore, but the last few nights has really been exceptional, with a male calling several times during the night, and sounding much closer than usual. It all got too much for Iris a couple of...
Kiwi Summer

Kiwi Summer

The Summer of the Kiwi This past summer has truly been one for Kiwi sightings, both on Ulva Island and around the village. I liberated some of the first kiwi to be let lose on Ulva Island back when I was ranger in ’69/70, but never really saw them there again...
Learning on the Job

Learning on the Job

Learning on the Job My tours on Ulva often become a learning experience for my guests as I try to explain just what it is that is happening on the Island in the wider New Zealand context. And for me I’m always learning on the job, as I observe the behavior of...

Is it Summer ??

Is it Summer ?? Just so we remember The last several summers have been remarkably settled … last summer I never got wet while guiding on Ulva, and I had only had to lift the inflatable onto the davits a couple of times due to high wind. This year has been a...