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Help! Our first chick of the season needs a name

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 9:02 am | National Kiwi Hatchery

The National Kiwi Hatchery in Rotorua is celebrating the hatching of its first chick of the 2020 season – and its kaimahi (staff) are calling for help from the public to name the little taonga. After incubating for about 78 days, the 338-gram kiwi ... More >>

Double National Kiwi Hatchery Celebration On The Cards

Friday, 18 September 2020, 1:15 pm | National Kiwi Hatchery

Rotorua’s National Kiwi Hatchery will reopen to manuhiri (visitors) in time for both the September school holidays and to celebrate the hatching of its first kiwi chick of the season. The hatchery will reopen – with adjusted operating hours and ... More >>

Kiwi eggs kept safe with back-up power

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:15 am | National Kiwi Hatchery

Precious kiwi eggs at the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa have a new battery to keep them safe in case of a power outage, thanks to a donation from Mercury. Mercury has donated a $40,000 battery and solar power package to the hatchery, which is based ... More >>