On a slightly grey and damp day in March we decided it was time to check up on one of our three local kiwis, Kicker. Kicker hatched in Riponui in September 2012, his dad was ‘The Knight’, and he already weighed 270g and had a 45.6mm bill length when
Kiwi and Bird Updates
Read the latest news and updates from the Tutukaka Coast on kiwi, birds, plants and our beautiful environment.
Last year Ngunguru resident Scott Brooks, his wife Helen and their 3 kids completed a mission that they called ‘Our Great New Zealand Bird Tour 2016’, with a goal to introduce their family to as many New Zealand bird species as they could in the
One of the three kiwi released on the Tutukaka Coast late last year had been ‘missing in action’ for at least three weeks - until yesterday. Initially Ko marohi settled into a pattern marching back and forth between Matapouri Lodge and Middle
Milo and Ko Marohi the kiwi have been having great adventures on the Tutukaka Coast since being released in late November on the Bowden’s family farm at Matapouri. As both kiwi have transmitters on their legs, their movements have been able to be
Predator Free NZ has a mapping application showing predator control work around the country. Here's a snapshot showing our area.
Coastal kiwi are on the move in eastern Northland thanks to Kiwi Coast, a unique project that includes 80 QEII covenants in its start up area. Initially the Kiwi Coast project is concentrating on predator control to allow safe passage along
Workshops fronted by a USA expert will be held in Northland this week showing conservation organisations, dairy farmers and other landowners how to restore or create wetlands. Tom Biebighauser has restored over 1600 wetlands in North America and