VR app raises awareness of New Zealand’s native birds

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A new virtual reality app is bringing New Zealand’s wildlife into the classrooms. Social enterprise company, Squawk Squad, has partnered with VR company, M Theory to create a buzz around New Zealand’s native birds using a modern day spin. Pests kill around 25 million birds native to the country every year and 77 bird species are threatened with extinction. As a result, New Zealand’s government has tried to address this issue with the Predator Free 2050 plan. It aims to rid the country of rats, stoats and possums by 2050. In the meantime, to help solve the growing issue, Squawk Squad connects people with…

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