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Nightshade the morepork returns home to Levin

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:07 am | Wildbase

A morepork, named Nightshade by MoreFM listeners, who has spent the past two months recovering from treatment for a broken foot and concussion at Massey Univeristy’s Wildbase Hospital, will be released in the Papaitonga Scenic Reserve near Levin at ... More >>

Yellow-eyed penguin fully recovered and ready for release

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 4:13 pm | Wildbase

A yellow-eyed penguin, who has been in Wildbase Hospital’s care the past few months, is set for release at Victory Beach on the Otago Peninsula, Thursday 4 June. This hõiho is one of many who have received treatment by Massey University specialist ... More >>

Diagnosis an important step in rehabilitation

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:11 am | Wildbase

Wildbase Recovery Community Trust are really excited to announce their first corporate sponsor. Broadway Radiology are a nice fit, having already been working with Wildbase - helping with MRIs on some of our most endangered species. More >>

$500,000 boost to world-class Wildbase Recovery centre

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:47 am | Wildbase

A successful application to the Lottery Grant Board’s WW1 Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Fund, has provided a significant half a million dollar boost towards the establishment of Wildbase Recovery. More >>

Recovered little blue penguin released at Himatangi

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:27 pm | Wildbase

Ian McKelvie assists Wildbase Technicians with the release of the little blue penguin at Himatangi Beach Video: http://vimeo.com/107542614 More >>

Pāteke breeding success

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 5:34 pm | Wildbase

Palmerston North’s Victoria Esplanade aviaries have some exciting new residents, thanks to a breeding pair of pāteke (brown teal ducks). The three newly hatched dabbling ducklings are extra special as they are part of the Department of Conservation’s ... More >>

Two significant donations boost Wildbase Recovery

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 3:33 pm | Wildbase

Last night, the Wildbase Recovery Community Trust held an official fundraising launch for Wildbase Recovery, a $5.3m world-class facility specifically designed for our most endangered species to recover from illness and injury before their release back ... More >>

WSAVA small animal veterinary conference

Friday, 8 March 2013, 9:49 am | Wildbase

The wildlife stream of sessions at the conference, SkyCity, Auckland, covers a range of wildlife veterinary care issues, including care of the kakapo and kiwi, critical care for avian patients and a report from the Rena disaster on the successful recovery ... More >>