Two large flightless birds, ambassadors for an endangered species, are winning hearts and minds at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, as Neville Peat reports.
The South Island robin population at Orokonui Ecosanctuary has exploded, going from 17 just three years ago to about 235 today. Fiona Gordon reports.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary staff hope to meet demand from visitors and allow people to take self-guided tours by the end of February.
The saddlebacks released into the Orokonui Ecosanctuary last April are breeding a month earlier than they had on their old home on Ulva Island, ecosanctuary general manager Chris Baillie says.
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.
A sanctuary for wildlife, Orokonui Ecosanctuary is rapidly becoming a haven for our rare native plants too, writes Alyth Grant.
A kaka bred at the Dunedin Botanic Garden has made her way home, and appears to be taking up residence.
Alyth Grant reports on the growth and care of the flax grove near the entrance to Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
One year after the jewelled geckos were released at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, their survival and breeding is encouraging, general manager Chris Baillie says.
A young Dunedin business which believes in supporting its community is organising a charity gala to raise money to support the relocation of kiwi to Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Karitane kaumatua are distancing themselves from Kati Huirapa runanga's pursuit of a formal relationship with Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Thirty more tuatara are settling into their new home at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary has just had its third birthday, but there are concerns as membership and funding have both dropped.
A Haast tokoeka kiwi was handed over to the care of Orokonui Ecosanctuary and released into a burrow along its kiwi track last night.
Up to 25 South Island robins will be translocated from commercial forest plantations in Flagstaff and the Silver Peaks to Orokonui Ecosanctuary later this week.
Orokunui Ecosanctuary's work to help the survival of many native plants has been recognised with a national award.
It's a fine line between success and failure for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary. The fine line is a fence, Elton Smith reports.