A routine health check for Fomli, provides a unique experience for the newly appointed Chair of the Kiwi for Kiwi Trust. Richard Leggat, Chairman of the K4K trust joined a bunch of Tutukaka Locals to locate and check a female kiwi released at
Kiwi and Bird Updates
Read the latest news and updates from the Tutukaka Coast on kiwi, birds, plants and our beautiful environment.
It's mid-winter and we sit rugged up and 'all ears' on a ridge line in the Tutukaka Forest just after dusk. As Kiwi listening 'newbies' we were impressed with the orientation trip and training from the existing team, they had thought of everything!
Updates on the busy Tutukaka Coast kiwi from Nan Pullman leading up to Christmas. 9th December Couple of maps showing location of Sheryl, Henreeta, Kicker and Kokiri. Looks like Henreeta is checking out Kicker!!!!! Sheryl is annoyed and gone the
Sandy Bay locals who have defended their resident kiwi population with intensive predator trapping for more than a decade have welcomed an addition to their local kiwi tribe. Kokiri, a six year old male North Island Brown Kiwi was released into a
Story and photos by Malcolm Pullman Matchmaking on the Tutukaka Coast took a leap forward on Friday when three female kiwi were released near where three male birds were let go last year. More than 200 people turned up at the Bowden family's
It’s been an exciting time for bird-lovers in the Tutukaka and Ngunguru area, as the Botaurus poiciloptilus, matuku or Australasian bittern makes itself known again. You may have noticed the bittern’s booming calls echoing across the local wetlands;
Yesterday was the inaugural, semi-regular, Tutukaka Pelagic Seabird trip which left Tutukaka and powered out past the Poor Knight Islands to the explore the deep trench area beyond. Article and photos by Scott Brooks, 24th September 2017 10
Nan Pullman and Mike Camm have continued to keep a regular check on the three Tutukaka Coast kiwis and this is Nan's recent update... Over the winter the three kiwi chicks - Milo, Komarohi and Kicker - released at Tawapou last year have settled into
This kiwi was discovered by Tom Braithwaite, on his way from Tutukaka towards Ngunguru last Monday night. He actually passed it, thinking it was a dead possum, then realising it was a kiwi, did a U turn and moved it to the bush beside the road