Because two "kiwi couples" have formed among the rare Haast
tokoeka who have made Orokonui Ecosanctuary their home, the
organisation is calling their translocation a success.
Gift subscriptions, campervan advertising and an endowment
fund are being considered to help make Orokonui Ecosanctuary
Hopes Sirocco, the world-famous kakapo, will again boost
visitor numbers and revenue for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary
have been dashed.
The work of a six-legged team has revealed it is "highly
unlikely" stoats are living in the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The arrival at Orokonui Ecosanctuary of a pair of rare takahe
has been delayed after one injured its foot.
Hauling yourself up an 80m-tall "matchstick" may not be
everyone's idea of a great day out, but arborist Drew Bristow
is a man on a mission.
A contest for the title of the tallest has taken place at
the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, writes general manager Chris
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary will soon welcome its rarest
inhabitants - a pair of adult takahe.
A pair of takahe will become the latest inhabitants of
Reducing winter opening days from seven to five days is just
one of the tough decisions the Otago Natural History Trust
may have to make about Orokonui Ecosanctuary in the coming
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