Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Ecosanctuary welcomes Roto offspring

Ecosanctuary welcomes Roto offspring

It appears a little freedom might have been all it took for the kaka known as Mr Roto and his partner ''Mrs Roto'' to reignite the fires and breed.

Robins just flitting along nicely

Robins just flitting along nicely

There are South Island robins in Orokonui Ecosanctuary - scores of them, writes Robert Schadewinkel.

Sculptors draw inspiration from nature

Sculptors draw inspiration from nature

The flora and fauna of Orokonui Ecosanctuary have inspired sculptors to create reflections of their work environment from wood and stone.

Not just birdsong at ecosanctuary

Not just birdsong at ecosanctuary

Dunedin musician Lisa Tui performs in the Sanctuary Sirens concert at Orokonui Ecosanctuary on Saturday afternoon.

No place for arachnophobia

No place for arachnophobia

Spiders have had a bad rap, writes Orokonui Ecosanctuary guide Sofie Welvaert.

Tracking the Orokonui dragons

Tracking the Orokonui dragons

The tuatara reintroduced a few months ago into a Dunedin forest are posing some interesting questions for researchers from the University of Otago, as Neville Peat reports.

Orokonui fee labelled unfair

A new charge at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary is angering a tour operator who claims the fee discriminates against her customers.

Chance to learn of falcons

Chance to learn of falcons

There is no room for complacency over the future of the endangered New Zealand falcon, researcher and falcon advocate Dr Donna Falconer says.

Tuatara arrivals craving the heat

Tuatara arrivals craving the heat

Lucky visitors to Orokonui Ecosanctuary, near Dunedin, may spot two young tuatara relaxing in the centre's new tuatara viewing pen.

Orokonui impresses judges

Orokonui impresses judges

Larnach Castle and Orokonui Ecosanctuary have been presented with the inaugural Keep Dunedin Beautiful visitor attraction awards.

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