Mice free Antipodes!

Together we did it!

In a world-leading conservation effort, mice have been successfully eradicated from Antipodes Island in the New Zealand Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.

Read the announcement here!

A huge thanks to everyone involved over the years.

helicopter baiting Antipodes

Southcoast baiting 2016

 

The mouse eradication team 2016

 

The 2018 monitoring team. Photo by F. Cox

Antipodes parakeet. Photo by NZDF

 

Antipodean albatross. Photo by K. Walker

 

Antipodes snipe. Photo by F. Cox

Ready for baiting 2016. Photo by S. Horn

 

Moth monitoring on Antipodes Island. Photo by F. Cox

 

Tui and Piri dressed smart and ready to go. Photo by C. Nanning