Two large flightless birds, ambassadors for an endangered
species, are winning hearts and minds at Orokonui
Ecosanctuary, as Neville Peat reports.
A sighting of a Haast tokoeka kiwi chick at Orokonui
Ecosanctuary is an important milestone for the recovery of
the rare native bird, the Department of Conservation says.
Birds of a feather flock together.
A female takahe has been released at Orokonui Ecosanctuary to
keep its resident male company.
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.
There are South Island robins in Orokonui Ecosanctuary -
scores of them, writes Robert Schadewinkel.
The flora and fauna of Orokonui Ecosanctuary have inspired
sculptors to create reflections of their work environment
from wood and stone.
Dunedin musician Lisa Tui performs in the Sanctuary Sirens
concert at Orokonui Ecosanctuary on Saturday afternoon.
Spiders have had a bad rap, writes Orokonui Ecosanctuary
guide Sofie Welvaert.
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.
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