Dunedin musician Lisa Tui performs in the Sanctuary Sirens concert at Orokonui Ecosanctuary on Saturday afternoon.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary is hoping to build up a foundation fund of up to $2 million from bequests and donations to help tide it over the tough times.
An academic award has been established at the University of Otago to remember Dunedin ecologist and conservationist Diane Campbell-Hunt.
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.
The relationship between humans and birds is about to get a whole lot closer at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Karin Ludwig reports.
More children will have access to Orokonui Ecosanctuary's learning programmes thanks to a grant from the Leslie Hutchins Conservation Foundation.
The flora and fauna of Orokonui Ecosanctuary have inspired sculptors to create reflections of their work environment from wood and stone.