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 reports.
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.
The controversial proposed changes to Otago Natural History Trust's deed have been released to members before a special general meeting later this month.
It's a fine line between success and failure for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary. The fine line is a fence, Elton Smith reports.
Karitane kaumatua are distancing themselves from Kati Huirapa runanga's pursuit of a formal relationship with Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
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.
Suspicions mice are getting through the corners and culverts of Orokonui Ecosanctuary's predator-proof fence has led to plans for an upgrade.
For the first time in 130 years, the call of kiwis in the wild is being heard near Dunedin, at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
The forest parrots are the entertainers of Orokonui Ecosanctuary but, as Sue Hensley writes, their survival is a serious business.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary's visitor centre has been described as an "inspirational example of sustainable architecture" by the 2011 New Zealand Architecture Awards jury.
In the first of a regular monthly column looking at life in the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Neville Peat talks to Valerie Fay about searching for kiwi.
Two long-term captive kaka have taken their first halting steps into the wild at Orokonui Ecosanctuary but are not quite ready to leave their aviary.
One year on from its grand opening, Orokonui Ecosanctuary is on track to meet its targets for translocations, income, education and visitor numbers, operations manager Chris Baillie says.
Information gleaned from the experimental relocation of robins to Orokonui Ecosanctuary will hopefully help with the translocation of endangered species in the future, University of Otago associate professor Ian Jamieson says.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary has reached another milestone in its fight against pests - it has finally eradicated the rats and mice.