We listened to some information about NZ birds. We voted for the bird we thought was the top NZ bird. We were signed off the voting register, given a voting sticker, voted secretly at a polling booth and posted our votes into an election box. The votes are currently being counted.
The Great Kererū Count is NZ’s biggest citizen science project to help gather information on the abundance and distribution of the New Zealand pigeon — also known as kererū, kūkū or kūkupa.
We walked around the school grounds with our eyes on the skies watching out for kererū. A few of the group spotted a kererū in the trees beside the kindy. The Wild About NZ group came into our class and showed us how to make kererū window protectors.