Stevensons Island (Te Peka Karara) is a small 65-hectare (160-acre) island in the Stevensons Arm section of Lake Wanaka, New Zealand. There are two small islets close to the south end of the island.
|Native name: |
Te Peka Karara
|Area||0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||325 m (1,066 ft)|
Buff weka were introduced to Stevensons Island in 2002 from the Chatham Islands. In 2009 they were removed due to a rabbit outbreak that attracted predators which killed four birds. They were then reintroduced in 2013.
- "Weka Return". Southern Lakes Mirror. 6 March 2013. p. 3.
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