Genevieve Spargo


I began working for the Department of Conservation (DOC) in 2007 and my first brush with hihi was when I became the Kapiti Island ranger in 2012. My primary focus for hihi is to help keep the island predator free and to generally oversee the hihi programme. This includes managing the Hihi Hero volunteer team, island logistics and taking every available opportunity for hihi advocacy.

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    Life on an island: Genevieve Spargo – Kapiti Ranger

    Want to know what life is like as an island ranger? This is a great blog post published by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation from our very own passionate hihi recovery group member Genevieve Spargo. The original can be found at – check out other similar blogs there to learn more about the people working with […]

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