The story of the kākāpō is not just a story about an endangered New Zealand bird. It is also a story about people.
It was people, after all, who introduced predators to New Zealand and hunted the kākāpō for food. And it is people who are now helping kākāpō get back on their feet. Today, the Kākāpō Recovery Programme is supported in many ways:
At the coal-face of the Kākāpō Recovery Programme are the staff of the Kākāpō Recovery Team, who bring a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to their work.