Bumper season at Napier kiwi crèche

Bumper season at Napier kiwi crèche

Napier kiwi creche kiwi keeper Miriam Strachan and husbandry manager Bev Wilkinson say farewell to “Tai”.   In October last year, we opened the doors to our newest facility. Earlier this week, we bid farewell to the last chick to be returned to the wild this...
Motutapu Island stoat incursion update

Motutapu Island stoat incursion update

An update on the Motutapu Island stoat incursion and Kiwis for kiwi’s response to it In September 2020, a stoat was trapped on Motutapu Island and in October a dog search indicated no further stoat presence. However, in December 2020 two tūturuatu (shore plover) were...
Coming Home to the Raukumara

Coming Home to the Raukumara

When Wiremu “Wongi” Wharepapa was given the chance to return to his whenua (land) and his iwi (tribe) to work, he jumped at the chance. “I had been working at KiwiRail in Hamilton for 10 years and was well taken care of, but when Kiwis for kiwi gave me the...