Mrs Diana Isaac and Mr Neil Isaac with Prince Philip feeding trout at Peacock Springs, McLeans Island following a fundraising luncheon for the Isaac Wildlife Trust.
Audience of children from Cotswold School at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Northwood waiting for Michael Willis to milk Girl, a Highland cow, by hand.
Horseshoe Lake Reserve is now home to a colony of little shag during nesting season that can be seen from the car park area. During the day the parents routinely fly away to fish, and return to feed...
A mother and child capuchin monkey share a bonding moment at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.
My wife got a bouquet as a thank you... I discovered it came with a bonus crab spider.
A toddler 'helps' this muscovy shelduck to 'cross the road' at Travis Wetland Nature Heritage Park.
A toddler chases a family of ducks at the Botanical Gardens.
A male blue damselfly rests on a leaf by the walking track during a hot summers day at Otukaikino Reserve near Kaiapoi.
A lone little shag resting on the guard railing at Kaiapoi Lakes, with the subdivision in the background.
An encounter with a fantail at Riccarton Bush.
A group of students from Russley Primary school with a cow at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve during a school trip.
A little shag waits for fish along the stormwater drain on Linwood Avenue near Charlesworth Reserve.
Orana Wildlife Park assistant head keeper, Tony Thomas, with two giraffes.
Anita the Spider Monkey sitting on a branch at Orana Wildlife Park.
Rob Lawrence, Animal Manager at Orana Wildlife Park, with orphaned Kaka chicks, Roro and Witi.
A white-faced heron catches a worm as the tide goes out at Bexley Wetland, near the former subdivision of Bexley.
These two pukeko at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve grabbed the same shoot from the shallow water and jostled over it for a bit.
I spotted this fledgling pukeko in the undergrowth, playing with a twig in the shallow upper reaches of the Styx River inside Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.
A pukeko feeds on shoots at the Travis Wetland Nature Heritage Park.