After 10 years of hard work, Fiordland's Sinbad Gully is flourishing, thanks to the efforts of the Sinbad Project.
The programme strives to keep the conservation site free of predators - and it shows.
Over the last decade kiwi numbers have almost doubled, reptilian species have been discovered, and a sanctuary void of outside threats has been maintained.
What's next on the agenda? DOC Project manager Monique Van Rensburg spoke to The AM Show.
Watch the video.