Stewart island robin / toutouwai. Photo - DOC

I'm a tour guide

In 2019 we asked the local Halfmoon Bay Schools students to tell us about the year 2050 and what the island is like now we have a Predator Free Rakiura.

By Ava simeon, age 8

It's the year 2050, my name is Ava and I'm 39 years old. My job is being a tour guide and what makes me happy is hearing the Kakapo BOOMING. It may be annoying but it is so cool.

I walk on the tracks with up to 10 people and with my friend Betty. 

What everyone loves is seeing the Tuatara and I would tell them about when I was 8 there were no Kakapo or Tuatara because of the pests on the Island back then. 

What makes me happy is hearing the Kakapo BOOMING. It may be annoying but it is so cool

Ava Simeon

In my spare time I did something much more exciting that my real job. I go underwater in a submarine jet plane that starts around water because it has no batteries. I look for unfound animals or sometimes endangered animals too. 

If you ask me, I like what I do in my spare time more than my real job.

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