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Flight Magazine

This is a repository of Flight Magazines published over the past few years.

You will find PDF versions of Flight below going back to 1981, and the individual articles for each issue from 2013 on are being loaded as searchable text as time permits.

(The number in brackets next to the issue name indicates the number of articles that have been loaded for that issue.)

The articles can be searched using the search box (top right on desktop).  This will give you a list of articles relating to your chosen subject and each article will have 'tags' at the bottom of the page which can further your access to the subjects that have been covered in the past.

Tapping or clicking on the Issue name or the 'view items' link will take you to it's page where you can select an article to view or follow issue links or tags. 

Use the 'view PDF' link to open and/or download a PDF copy of the Magazine.

Issue 177

Issue 177 (18)

September 2019

 

  • Conference and AGM
  • Fishing in the Gulf
  • Wairio Planting Day

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Issue 176

Issue 176 (16)

March 2019

 

  • Conference dates
  • Record Season for Kak`i
  • Matthews Lagoon update

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Issue 175

Issue 175 (14)

September 2018

 

  • 2018 conference round-up
  • Six go wild in Santa Fe
  • Scholarship opportunities

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Issue 174

Issue 174 (9)

February 2018

 

  • Canada’s Common Goldeneye
  • Aireial trend counts
  • Ambitious wetland project

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Issue 173

Issue 173 (13)

November 2017

 

  • Sad news inside
  • Canadian catch-up
  • Pukaha good breeding

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Issue 172

Issue 172 (15)

August 2017

 

  • Planting Day
  • Black Stilts
  • Wild Canada

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Issue 171

Issue 171 (12)

May 2017

 

  • Competition photos
  • Fears for whio
  • Check out DUNZ AGM

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Issue 170

Issue 170 (11)

February 2017

 

  • Aussie visitor impressed
  • Cajun Capers
  • Saving the bitterns

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Issue 169

Issue 169 (15)

November 2016

 

  • Keen predator hunter
  • The daring who do
  • New Bittern sanctuary

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Issue 168

Issue 168 (20)

August 2016

 

  • Whio in the limelight
  • Mallards down South
  • Birds around the world

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Issue 167

Issue 167 (18)

May 2016

 

  • Grallard – a different bird
  • Mallard research
  • Spoonbills at Boggy

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Issue 166

Issue 166 (19)

February 2016

 

  • Top honours for Jim Campbell
  • 90 not out for Audrey Pritt
  • Whio in the limelight

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Issue 165

Issue 165 (20)

November 2015

 

  • Bittern focus
  • Marsh mutterings
  • AGM images

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Issue 164

Issue 164 (25)

July 2015

 

  • QSM for first president
  • Whio doing well
  • Rare whistling ducks

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Issue 163

Issue 163 (6)

April 2015

 

  • Whio updates
  • Bittern secrets revealed
  • Grey teal – game bird in waiting

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Issue 162

Issue 162 (8)

January 2015

 

  • Wetlands under scrutiny
  • Dan Steele Nuffield Scholar
  • Heaps of photos

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Issue 161

Issue 161 (18)

October 2014

 

  • AGM/Conference roundup
  • More pateke matters
  • Trapping pests

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Issue 160

Issue 160 (18)

July 2014

 

  • Birds of New Zealand
  • WetlandCare Australia
  • Saving Pateke

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Issue 159

Issue 159 (16)

April 2014

 

  • Clean streams
  • Wetland Champions
  • Whio care

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Issue 158

Issue 158 (17)

January 2014

 

  • Bitterns to the fore
  • Operation duck pond
  • Teal boxes - build your own 

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Issue 157

Issue 157 (22)

October 2013

 

  • AGM photos & reports
  • Mute swan round up
  • Dead pest best pest

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Issue 156

Issue 156 (3)

July 2013

 

  • DC Canada invites us
  • Bud Jones reward
  • AGM time again

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Issue 155

Issue 155 (1)

April 2013

 

  • Australian Invaders
  • Two sides to every story
  • Into the wild - a Whio update

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Issue 154

Issue 154 (0)

January 2013

 

  • Lady Isaac Tribute
  • Mallard numbers decline
  • Whio - Young champions

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Issue 153

Issue 153 (0)

April 2013

 

  • Broadlands Reward
  • Mallards under threat
  • Humanitariaan experience
  • pateke new start
  • Blue duck heroes

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Issue 152

Issue 152 (0)

June 2012

 

  • Special Members
  • Ruffit Lodge Shoot
  • DU Donates dog vests
  • Southland tour

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Issue 151

Issue 151 (0)

April 2012

 

  • Raupo Swamp
  • Conference and AGM 2012
  • Whio stories

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Issue 150

Issue 150 (0)

January 2012

 

  • AGM 2012 Information
  • Pateke stories
  • Member survey results

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Issue 149

Issue 149 (0)

October 2011

 

  • Love Birds
  • Nesting Boxes
  • Rare white birds again

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Issue 147

Issue 147 (0)

April 2011

 

  • 2011 Conference and AGM

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Issue 146

Issue 146 (0)

February 2011

 

  • Wetlands, Waterfowl and people

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Issue 145

Issue 145 (0)

October 2010

 

  • Conference and AGM 2010
  • Banrock presentation

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Issue 73

Issue 73 (0)

September 1989

Cover Photo: Blue Duck and young at Arundel Wildfowl Trust U.K.

  • 100 mile house DU dinner
  • 1992 AGM
  • Chestnut Teal in NZ
  • DU News

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Issue 72

Issue 72 (0)

July 1992

Cover Photo: Brown Teal by Pauline Morse

  • Wetland Link
  • DU Australia
  • Murapara Magic
  • Aims and Objectives
  • DU News

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Issue 68

Issue 68 (0)

June 1991

Cover Photo: The 1991 DU ArtPrint

  • President's report
  • Going to Pot
  • Wetland Link International
  • DU News

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Issue 67

Issue 67 (0)

March 1991

Cover Photo: Blue Duck hatchlings as Melvin Pike's Aviary (Photo N.Hayes)

  • President's report
  • Campbell Island Teal
  • Seasonal Breeding
  • DU News

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Issue 66

Issue 66 (0)

December 1990

Cover Photo: Pateke Lagoons, (Photo: Lloyd Homer)

  • President's report
  • Pateke report
  • Mallard management
  • Scaup progress
  • DU News

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Issue 65

Issue 65 (0)

September 1990

Cover Photo: Jim Campbell receiving a Royal Swan Award from President Neil Hayes

  • President's report
  • Grey Teal study
  • Predator control
  • Ashley Downsl
  • Blue Ducks

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Issue 64

Issue 64 (0)

June 1990

Cover Photo: The Blue Duck Painting by Paul Martinson

  • President's report
  • Brown Teal
  • NZ Scaup
  • Financial statements
  • DU News

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Issue 62

Issue 62 (0)

December 1989

Cover Photo: Brown Teal in the wild and in captivity - an adaptable bird

  • President's report
  • Waterfowl Introductions
  • Escaping Fitch
  • Membership survey

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Issue 61

Issue 61 (0)

September 1989

Cover Photo: Blue Duck and young at Arundel Wildfowl Trust U.K.

  • President's report
  • Planting a flight pond
  • Predator control
  • Blue Ducks

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Issue 60

Issue 60 (0)

June 1989

Cover Photo: The Shoveler Painting by Russell Jackson - in this year's raffle

  • Mallard Management in NZ
  • DU News
  • Parasitic laying amog Grey Teal
  • Grey Teal nest boxes
  • Letters

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Issue 59

Issue 59 (0)

March 1989

Cover Photo: The Sinclair Wetlands Educational center

  • President's report
  • DU News
  • Project reports
  • The Mallard in NZ
  • Trapping the enemies of game
  • The value of re-introduction to Bird Conservation

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Issue 58

Issue 58 (0)

December 1988

 

  • President's report
  • DU News
  • Financial report
  • The Pearce wetlands
  • DU International visitors

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Issue 56

Issue 56 (0)

September 1988

 

  • Letters
  • DU News
  • The AGM
  • The Manganui-O-Te-Ao
  • President's report

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Issue 54

Issue 54 (0)

December 1987

 

  • Two letters to DU
  • Open day at Peacock springs
  • D.U. News
  • President's report
  • Financial statement
  • Minutes of 13th AGM

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Issue 53

Issue 53 (0)

September 1987

 

  • President's report
  • Threat to Brown Teal
  • Project reports
  • Rearing Waterfowl
  • DU News
  • Financial Report
  • AGM Report

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Issue 51

Issue 51 (0)

March 1987

 

  • President's report
  • DU News
  • Project reports
  • News from the Chapters
  • Masterton Intermediate School
  • Brown Teal report

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Issue 50

Issue 50 (0)

December 1986

 

  • President's report
  • DU News
  • Project reports
  • Govt wetlands Policy
  • Nga Manu Trust

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Issue 49

Issue 49 (0)

September 1986

 

  • Annual Conference
  • DU News
  • Minutes of Annual Conference
  • Brown Teal Research project
  • Home lagoon project

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Issue 48

Issue 48 (0)

June 1986

 

  • THC Wairakei
  • D.U. News
  • 'Royal Swan' Project
  • Winstone afforestation
  • President's report
  • Financial statement

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Issue 46

Issue 46 (0)

December 1985

 

  • President's column
  • D.U. News
  • Project reports
  • Redcliff Wetlands
  • Brown Real reseach

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Issue 44

Issue 44 (0)

June 1985

 

  • Annual meeting
  • The Pearce wetlands
  • D.U. News
  • Letters

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Issue 43

Issue 43 (0)

March 1985

 

  • Editorial
  • DU News
  • Decoying ducks for marking
  • Project reports

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Issue 42

Issue 42 (0)

December 1984

 

  • DU News
  • Project reports
  • Research report
  • Brown Teal at Matapouri
  • Mexico 1984

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Issue 41

Issue 41 (0)

September 1984

 

  • Tokaanu 14th July 84
  • Letters
  • DU News
  • Annual Conference

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Issue 40

Issue 40 (0)

June 1984

 

  • 1984 AGM
  • President's report
  • Financial statement
  • The aliens
  • DU News & Project reports
  • Brown Teal research

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Issue 39

Issue 39 (0)

March 1984

 

  • Kiwis Can
  • Brown Teal

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Issue 38

Issue 38 (0)

December 1983

 

  • Grey Teal Nesting

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Issue 37

Issue 37 (0)

September 1983

 

  • Wildlife conservation Award
  • THC Tokaanu

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Issue 34

Issue 34 (0)

December 1982

 

  • The spectacular Carolina
  • Wet Feather

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Issue 33

Issue 33 (0)

September 1982

 

  • 1982 National Conference
  • Decoying ducks

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Issue 29

Issue 29 (0)

September 1981

 

  • Sought-after export
  • Operation Gretel

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