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The Pukaha kiwi nursery is open for the season

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:30 pm | Pukaha

This morning Pukaha welcomed the 102nd kiwi chick to be hatched at the wildlife centre. Pukaha rangers and volunteers have collected four kiwi eggs from the Pukaha forest so far this season and have begun the very delicate and specialised incubation process ... More >>

“The Bug Man” will be “BUGGIN” Pukaha Mount Bruce

Monday, 9 April 2018, 5:04 pm | Pukaha

Ruud Kleinpaste - a.k.a – “The Bug Man” will be “BUGGIN” Pukaha Mount Bruce over the school holidays in April. More >>

Paintings at Pukaha, marks a milestone for annual fundraiser

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 1:45 pm | Pukaha

21st of March 2018 5th annual New Zealand Flora and Fauna art exhibition - Paintings at Pukaha, marks a milestone for annual fundraiser. 36 well-known local artists have created an exhibition of native flora, fauna and wildlife which will be on display ... More >>

Keeping Kokako Safe at Pukaha

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 11:31 am | Pukaha

Community schools, Squawk Squad, Goodnature NZ and Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre band together to Keep Kokako Safe at Pukaha. Three different conservation groups in New Zealand are engaging local community schools in conservation education ... More >>

Kiwi eggs in the nursery at Pukaha Mount Bruce

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 6:33 pm | Pukaha

Kiwi eggs in the nursery at Pukaha Mount Bruce look set to produce a New Year’s chick. Pukaha Mount Bruce staff received a super Christmas present, two kiwi eggs from the Rimutaka forest park trust arrived late last week. One of the eggs has just ... More >>

Takahē pair at Pukaha Mount Bruce

Friday, 24 November 2017, 6:36 pm | Pukaha

The rangers at Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre were disappointed to discover that the takahē eggs laid last month will not be producing any takahē chicks. Resident pair, Natural and Fomi have been sitting on what was believed to ... More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce’s most successful fundraiser to date

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:30 pm | Pukaha

After the success of the 2016 Wairarapa Garden tour, Pukaha Mount Bruce is thrilled to announce it has broken all records and hosted its most successful Wairarapa Garden Tour ever. Over 1500 tickets were sold to the day annual event. The Wairarapa Garden ... More >>

4th annual native bird paintings exhibition at Pukaha

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 4:01 pm | Pukaha

22 well-known local artists have created an exhibition of native flora, fauna and wildlife which are now on display at Pukaha Mount Bruce until the end of July 2017. More >>

Two new white kiwi chicks hatch at Pukaha

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:20 pm | Pukaha

Last week one of the DoC rangers who regularly monitors the kiwi at Pukaha Mount Bruce found not one, but two white kiwi in a burrow at Pukaha Mount Bruce. This brings the number of white North Island Brown kiwi to be hatched at Pukaha since 2010 to ... More >>

New Walkthrough Aviary one step closer

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:34 am | Pukaha

We are one step closer to constructing a state of the art walk through aviary after receiving a grant of $250,000 from Trust House Foundation. More >>

Garden Tour Early Bird Tickets on sale now!

Friday, 1 August 2014, 3:11 pm | Pukaha

We are thrilled to offer you special ‘Early Bird’ tickets to our Wairarapa Garden Tour - available for a limited time at a very special price! More >>

Come and see us this weekend!

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 11:56 am | Pukaha

We're celebrating the start of spring, the end of winter AND Father's Day this weekend at Pukaha Mount Bruce. More >>

Kakariki chicks and kaka galore

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 11:37 am | Pukaha

We have an aviary full of kakariki. Here you can see a picture of one of them being fed when they were younger and if you click here you’ll be able to see them learning to fly. More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce Newsletter

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 6:45 pm | Pukaha

Henergy Cage-Free Eggs have announced their partnership with Pukaha through their Kiwi Supporter programme. Five cents from selected packs sold carrying the logo will go towards helping to protect the kiwi and other wildlife at Pukaha. More >>

Manukura and friends update

Wednesday, 27 June 2012, 11:57 am | Pukaha

Well, it hasn't exactly been a romance worthy of Shortland Street, but Manukura and her new little pal are doing really well in their enclosure. When they both met for the first time, Manukura attempted to come a little closer to inspect her new ... More >>

Second white kiwi brings white Christmas to Pukaha

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 9:18 am | Pukaha

It’s a white Christmas at Pukaha Mount Bruce with the surprise hatching of a second rare white kiwi at the national wildlife centre. More >>

Urgent fundraising appeal for Manukura burrow cam

Monday, 5 December 2011, 10:04 am | Pukaha

Manukura, our little white kiwi, has had a successful few weeks settling in to her new home in the kiwi house. She has managed the gradual transition from her-day to our-day very well and is now able to be viewed in her enclosure during opening hours, ... More >>

Rare all-white kiwi chick caps a spectacular breeding season

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 11:57 am | Pukaha

We are delighted to let you be the first to know of the hatching of a white kiwi chick at Pukaha. As far as we know this is the first hatched in captivity and definitely the first hatched at Pukaha. This exciting event marks the end of the most successful ... More >>

Volunteer Open Day and new kiwi eggs found

Friday, 15 April 2011, 3:11 pm | Pukaha

All you need is a reasonable level of fitness and a love of birds and the forest and be to be a Pukaha volunteer. More >>

Major fundraiser a wonderful success

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 11:47 am | Pukaha

A glass of chilled bubbles and a perfect, sunny Wairarapa day greeted diners at the Breadcraft Long Lunch on Sunday. More >>



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