Kiwi chicks could be scuttling around the Orokonui
Ecosanctuary by the end of this year, as 16 Haast tokoeka
kiwi have already begun preparations for breeding.
New Zealand's elusive fernbird can be found flitting about
the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, writes Paul Sorrell.
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary has called for Dunedin City Council
help to add to the 9000 visitors it received in the last
For such a momentous occasion, there was little fuss.
The relationship between humans and birds is about to get
a whole lot closer at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Karin Ludwig
They say he doesn't know he's a bird. Sirocco the kakapo
thinks he's human.
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary needs to be recognised as a
place for Pakeha conservation ethics, Otago anthropologist
Jill Hamel says.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary founder and former chairman of the
ecosanctuary trust, Raph Allen, warns about the dangers of
proposed changes to the trust's constitution. They will be
considered by trust members on Thursday.
Global media star, Sirocco the kakapo, will visit Dunedin in
September, taking up residence at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
A kakapo who became an internet sensation after he was filmed
getting frisky with a zoologist is set to go on tour during
the Rugby World Cup.
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