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Record breeding season for Chatham Island tāiko

Monday, 15 February 2016, 12:20 pm | Taiko Trust

This year’s Chatham Island tāiko breeding season has produced a record number of chicks. 22 birds hatched from 26 eggs, blowing the previous record of 13 chicks out of the water. More >>

Albatross chicks get a second home and a second chance

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 11:37 am | Taiko Trust

The Chatham Island’s Taiko Trust is spearheading a conservation project that has never before been undertaken in New Zealand. More >>

First time breeding of critically endangered seabird

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 6:06 pm | Taiko Trust

The Chatham Islands Taiko Trust is pleased to announce that two eggs of the critically endangered Chatham Island taiko have hatched in the Sweetwater Conservation Covenant for the first time. More >>

35 Years Since Taiko Bird Re-Discovered On Chatham Islands

Friday, 18 January 2013, 9:49 am | Taiko Trust

Bird experts and Chatham Islanders told David Crockett he was chasing a taipo (ghost), but the Whangarei man persisted, and 35 years ago this week, the taiko was re-discovered. More >>

Chatham Islands Tui Transfer A World First

Friday, 13 March 2009, 4:37 pm | Taiko Trust

Tui have been re-introduced onto the main island of the Chatham Islands in an operation described as a world-first. The operation, initiated by the Chatham Islands’ Taiko Trust, involved 14 young tui being transferred from Rangatira (South East Island) ... More >>


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