Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Meeuws to initiate wetland project

Meeuws to initiate wetland project

Former All Black Kees Meeuws will join the North Otago rugby team tomorrow, when he starts a new project aimed at improving wetlands to protect whitebait stocks at the Orokonui Scenic Reserve, just north of Dunedin.

Romance in the air

Romance in the air

Elton Smith previews a new phase for Orokonui Ecosanctuary's rare kiwi.

Grant for ecosanctuary

More children will have access to Orokonui Ecosanctuary's learning programmes thanks to a grant from the Leslie Hutchins Conservation Foundation.

Two rare kiwi pair off at Orokonui

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.

Trust keen to make ecosanctuary viable

Trust keen to make ecosanctuary viable

Gift subscriptions, campervan advertising and an endowment fund are being considered to help make Orokonui Ecosanctuary financially sustainable.

Kakapo Sirocco not visiting Orokonui

Kakapo Sirocco not visiting Orokonui

Hopes Sirocco, the world-famous kakapo, will again boost visitor numbers and revenue for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary have been dashed.

Orokonui Ecosantuary stoat-free

Orokonui Ecosantuary stoat-free

The work of a six-legged team has revealed it is "highly unlikely" stoats are living in the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

Takahe injury delays move

The arrival at Orokonui Ecosanctuary of a pair of rare takahe has been delayed after one injured its foot.

Arborist tames the tall timber

Arborist tames the tall timber

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.

New tallest tree titleholder

New tallest tree titleholder

A contest for the title of the tallest has taken place at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, writes general manager Chris Baillie.

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