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A very special kiwi released in the Pukaha forest.

Monday, 12 March 2018, 12:43 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

On Sunday a very special kiwi was released into the 942-hectare forest at Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre. Located 20 minutes north of Masterton Pukaha is a National wildlife centre based in a protected forest restoration project that ... More >>

First Takahē Egg at Pukaha for Over 20 Years

Monday, 30 October 2017, 11:41 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

The rangers at Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre were delighted this week to discover that the resident takahē couple, Natural and Fomi are sitting on an egg. The egg was discovered on Saturday by Pukaha ranger, Tara Swan. The discovery ... More >>

Conservation Week on SH2

Friday, 13 October 2017, 5:10 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

The SH2 experience is about to get even better. This weekend marks the start of conservation week. Conservation week begins October 14th and goes until October 22nd. The Theme this year is Look after your own backyard. More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce's breeding season starts early

Monday, 21 August 2017, 4:18 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce is celebrating the beginning of this year’s breeding season with the hatching of 6 pāteke (brown teal) ducklings. Hatched over the weekend in the free flight aviary the ducklings can now be spotted out and about on the aviary ... More >>

New Female Takahē to Make Pukaha Mount Bruce Home

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:28 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce staff and volunteers are pleased to announce the arrival of a new resident takahē, Fomi, to the centre. More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce saddened by passing of elderly takahē

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:47 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Bud the Takahe –January 1996- April 2017 A fine trust worthy character who enjoyed the afternoon sun in his aviary, greeting Pukaha visitors at the parking lot gate as well as the Pukaha rangers at the entrance to the Takahe enclosure. (they usually ... More >>

Iconic wildlife centre receives significant donation

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:57 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Iconic Wairarapa wildlife centre, Pukaha Mount Bruce says achieving its restoration programme targets for kiwi Operation Nest Egg work, is now one step closer thanks to a significant donation from facilities services company, OCS New Zealand Limited. More >>

Lots of babies at Pukaha

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:06 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Lots of babies at Pukaha Our breeding programme is going very well this year. The Shore Plover programme has hatched 22 healthy chicks so far this year with 5 pairs now sitting on their third clutch. More >>

Update from Pukaha Mount Bruce

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:22 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

We are saddened to let you know that we are currently dealing with a suspected ferret incursion at Pukaha with the death of 7 kiwi (3 juvenile and 4 adult) since March 2015. The juvenile kiwi deaths include the two white kiwi hatched in the wild in ... More >>

New Duathlon to be Held at Pukaha Mount Bruce

Friday, 11 July 2014, 3:30 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

With support from an iconic Wairarapa owned business, the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre is opening up some of their backcountry to the public with a new duathlon event- The Breadcraft Wild Challenge at Pukaha . More >>

Happy new beginnings at Pukaha Mount Bruce

Friday, 10 January 2014, 4:16 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

MB72, a North Island Brown Kiwi, hatched at 4.23pm on Wednesday 8 January to the delight of both visitors and staff Our visitors were able to watch the kiwi fight its way out of the egg and then be transferred into a warm brooder box. For all those ... More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre Xmas & New Years hours

Friday, 20 December 2013, 1:18 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Right through until 26 January, travel around Pukaha and get stamps on your form at special points throughout the reserve. Fill out your contact details and go into the draw to win one of five fantastic Wairarapa prizes such as a family night at ... More >>

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift?

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 4:44 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

You can purchase a gift voucher for any amount - it can be spent on admission or maybe in our fantastic gift store. Or you could purchase a family pass - with the school holidays looming, a great gift for visiting grandparents and family friends. ... More >>

The Wairarapa Garden Tour is this weekend!

Monday, 4 November 2013, 6:19 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

We are so excited! Ticket sales are going really well and remember all funds raised go towards looking after Pukaha’s wildlife – so this event couldn’t be more crucial for us. More >>

First whio duckling in over 15 years

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 4:35 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

We are so pleased to announce the arrival of the first whio (blue duck) to be hatched in captivity at Pukaha Mount Bruce in over 15 years. More >>

Mauriora released into Pukaha Mount Bruce reserve

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 5:02 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Mauriora, one of three white North Island Brown kiwi hatched at Pukaha Mount Bruce, was released into the reserve today following a final routine health check and a karakia by Rangitane o Wairarapa. More >>

New face to join Pukaha

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 5:21 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce will next month welcome Helen Tickner as its new general manager. The appointment is part of wider changes at Pukaha with the Pukaha Mount Bruce board taking over responsibility for the visitor centre and education programmes from the ... More >>

Kaka numbers on the rise at Pukaha Mount Bruce!

Thursday, 10 January 2013, 10:31 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

We are very proud to confirm that kaka are flourishing at Pukaha Mount Bruce where official figures have estimated more than 160 kaka live on our 940 hectare reserve. The last census in 2007 estimated 82 kaka were established at the Pukaha reserve ... More >>

Third white kiwi brings an early white Christmas to Pukaha!

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 9:35 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce has been blessed with an early Christmas present with a third white kiwi hatching at the national wildlife centre. More >>

Time Is Running Out!

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 9:41 am | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Ticket sales are going great guns for the Garden Tour this weekend. But it's not too late! More >>



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