Autumn is a busy time for the project and it has been all hands on deck with our major kiwi call survey. We are also holding a “Magical Autumn” event later in May Click here to find out about this and more in our latest newsletter.
It has been a busy year of growth and changes for the Purangi Kiwi project, and not forgetting the exciting birth of some new kiwi chicks! Click here to find out about this and more in our December newsletter.
The voting has closed, the votes have been counted and we have our winners! Congratulations to Lucy Hancock for gaining first place, Luke Ropiha for coming second and Ella O’Sullivan who came in at third place. All our cupcake decorators made fabulous creations so thank you to all who entered!
October is ‘Save the kiwi month’ and we have certainly had a busy start to the month. Click here to find out more about our new look brand and website and exciting news about our new “kiwi family” members.
A baby kiwi has spent his first few hours of life snuggled down in a nest of woollen blankets and hot water bottles in the back of a car. The kiwi, named Whenua, hatched from his shell in front of astonished workers who had arrived at a kiwi nest in Taranaki to change his dad’s transmitter. The workers found the egg
Purangi kiwi project’s new walkway will be open soon. “Thanks to a dedicated Team from ETET, contractors, volunteers and Inglewood Lions club all beavering away over the past few months we will soon be able to open the track to the public” says Karen Schumacher, Purangi kiwi project Manager. “We were also fortunate that ‘BNZ
Trap data media article August 2016 Predator free – yes please! There has been great discussion over the announcement by Prime Minister John Key that New Zealand aims to be Predator free by 2050. The Purangi kiwi project is a perfect example of what can be achieved with the dedicated efforts of the project team
There is plenty to read in our latest newsletter, including the opening of the Inglewood Office by John Key and Jim Bolger, new team members, an update on Project Ultra (Bats) and a happy outcome for Albion, the Kiwi who was caught in a trap. Click here to view the newsletter