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New kiwi chick hatches at Pūkaha

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 7:36 pm | Pukaha

Mount Bruce, Masterton: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre is pleased to announce the successful hatching of a new kiwi. The chick is the first arrival of the 2019 breeding season and arrived healthy at 5pm on September 17th, 2019, weighing 285 grams. The ... More >>

Pūkaha launches new cultural immersion tour

Monday, 9 September 2019, 7:57 pm | Pukaha

Mount Bruce, Masterton: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre along with local iwi, has developed a new cultural tour for their visitors to enjoy. Te Hikoi o Pūkaha will see local iwi members from Rangitāne o Wairarapa guide visitors through the Pūkaha ... More >>

Pūkaha officially open forest wedding venue

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 5:20 pm | Pukaha

Mount Bruce, Masterton : Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre has officially opened as a wedding venue. The 942-hectare reserve, which also doubles as a captive breeding site for critically endangered native birds, has launched venue hire and all-inclusive ... More >>

Pūkaha Hires International Marketing Team

Friday, 22 February 2019, 12:39 pm | Pukaha

Mount Bruce, Tararua: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre has started 2019 with a bang by hiring an all-new marketing team. The Centre is aiming to grow their visitor numbers and expand their conservation work significantly over the coming year. More >>

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 >>



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