Why can’t the kākāpō fly? Does Aotearoa New Zealand have any native land mammals?
The land mass of Aotearoa New Zealand has been isolated for 80 million years. Because of this, many of our plants and animals are found nowhere else in the world. In this programme, learn about some of the unique and amazing animals and plants that live in the various ecosystems of Aotearoa.
Availability: Year round
Learning areas and strands: Science – Living World: Life Processes, Ecology and Evolution
Year level: Years 3 – 8
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost per student: $6.50 (Teachers and parent helpers are free)
Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme. Unique New Zealand programme information (PDF, 76 KB)
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