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Kiwi Population Grows By 7,000 … But Is That Growth About To Go Backwards?

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 9:21 am | Save the Kiwi

In the last four years, the population of the North Island brown kiwi has increased by at least 7,000 birds. That figure takes into consideration the work of just 25 of the hundreds of projects working to save our iconic species. Today, Save the Kiwi ... More >>

Call Yourself A Kiwi? Vote KIWI For Bird Of The Century

Monday, 30 October 2023, 2:42 pm | Save the Kiwi

New Zealand charity committed to saving the kiwi, Save the Kiwi, is calling for all New Zealanders to back our national bird in this year’s Bird of the Century campaign. Save the Kiwi executive director Michelle Impey says the winner should ... More >>

Sculpture Trail Brings Kiwi Artists & Kiwi Conservation To The Streets Of Auckland

Monday, 9 October 2023, 6:32 pm | Save the Kiwi

“Joe Pounamu” by Otis Frizzell outside Commercial Bay Kiwi have returned to the streets of downtown Tāmaki Makaurau. The Kiwi Art Trail 2023 features 20 kiwi sculptures designed by a range of talented New Zealand artists, including Otis Frizzell, ... More >>

Kiwi Return To Their Whenua After Boosting Population Elsewhere

Monday, 24 April 2023, 3:26 pm | Save the Kiwi

18 years after four kiwi chicks were gifted from Ngāti Hikairo ki Tongariro to Ngāti Korokī Kahukura to create a founder population of kiwi at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, kiwi have returned to their whenua (homeland). In 2005, Ngāti Hikairo ... More >>

Stoats Be Gone: Kiwi Heading To Motutapu Island Once More

Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 5:11 pm | Save the Kiwi

More than two years after a stoat incursion put a halt to kiwi being released onto Auckland’s Motutapu Island, this week approximately 25 juvenile kiwi will be released onto the motu, heralding the re-launch of Save the Kiwi’s “To the motu and back” ... More >>

Don’t Let Your Dog Be The One That Kills A Kiwi This Summer

Wednesday, 21 December 2022, 6:38 pm | Save the Kiwi

Auckland is home to 1.6 million humans, 130,000* dogs and, unbeknownst to many people, hundreds of kiwi. Many of the islands in the Hauraki Gulf, along with some onshore areas like Tāwharanui and Shakespear Regional Park, are sanctuaries for kiwi and ... More >>

Kiwi Hatching Facility Cracks A Double Century

Friday, 18 February 2022, 10:24 am | Save the Kiwi

The best things come in twos, apparently. On 2/2/2022, a very special kiwi chick hatched at the Crombie Lockwood Kiwi Burrow. Given the name “Whakaora” which means “healing” or “to save”, this chick is the 200th kiwi to hatch at the ... More >>

New Zealand’s Most Iconic Taonga Species Back From The Brink … Almost

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 10:55 am | Save the Kiwi

Today the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai announced that the North Island brown kiwi is no longer threatened, and kiwi conservation groups all over Aotearoa are celebrating. A five-yearly assessment of the conservation status of birds in ... More >>

Man’s Best Friend Is Not A Kiwi’s Best Friend

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 10:13 am | Save the Kiwi

Before lockdown-fatigued residents escape Auckland for the summer, New Zealand’s most celebrated Olympian is asking dog owners to keep their furry friends on a lead for the sake of our national icon. Lisa Carrington and her dog Colin have joined ... More >>

Lisa Carrington On A Mission To Save The Kiwi

Monday, 18 October 2021, 9:05 am | Save the Kiwi

She’s one of New Zealand’s most famous sporting ‘Kiwis’, and now she’s joining the cause to save our namesake. Today Lisa Carrington is announcing that she’s joining Save the Kiwi as an ambassador, to help raise awareness of the plight ... More >>




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