Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Pakeha ethics at heart of sanctuary

Pakeha ethics at heart of sanctuary

The Orokonui Ecosanctuary needs to be recognised as a place for Pakeha conservation ethics, Otago anthropologist Jill Hamel says.

Politics threaten direction of ecosanctuary

Politics threaten direction of ecosanctuary

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.

Sirocco to ruffle feathers at Orokonui

Sirocco to ruffle feathers at Orokonui

Global media star, Sirocco the kakapo, will visit Dunedin in September, taking up residence at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

Famous frisky kakapo to visit Dunedin

Famous frisky kakapo to visit Dunedin

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.

Trust deed changes sent to members

The controversial proposed changes to Otago Natural History Trust's deed have been released to members before a special general meeting later this month.

Vigilance keeps Orokonui wildlife fenced in, safe and secure

Vigilance keeps Orokonui wildlife fenced in, safe and secure

It's a fine line between success and failure for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary. The fine line is a fence, Elton Smith reports.

Elders step back from runanga's bid

Karitane kaumatua are distancing themselves from Kati Huirapa runanga's pursuit of a formal relationship with Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

Dispute over Orokonui constitution

Dispute over Orokonui constitution

Proposed changes to Otago Natural History Trust's constitution to allow trust members to be appointed is undemocratic, its founder and former chairman Ralph Allen says.

Orokonui trial to determine mice problem

Suspicions mice are getting through the corners and culverts of Orokonui Ecosanctuary's predator-proof fence has led to plans for an upgrade.

Wild kiwis calling

For the first time in 130 years, the call of kiwis in the wild is being heard near Dunedin, at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

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