Kākāpō numbers at record high

Incredible news for the very at risk kākāpō, the population has increased 70 percent in the last three-and-a-half years due to two bumper breeding systems. 

But the celebrating can't last too long.

Despite the population increase, kākāpō are still critically endangered. 

Department of Conservation Endangered bird biologist spoke to The AM Show. 

Watch the video.