Over the past summer, I was fortunate enough to search for the cryptic jewelled gecko within Orokonui Ecosanctuary for translocation to the ecosanctuary’s new gecko enclosure.
At Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Madison Kelly is encouraging people to create nature friendly backyards that will provide sanctuary to our many species of native lizards.
Even the cafe at Orokonui Ecosanctuary is doing its bit, writes Jeanne Hutchison.
Alyth Grant reflects on what she learned on a walk with local artist Moira Crossman looking at sculptures in the Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary is facing its biggest challenge yet, writes Elton Smith.
Orokonui volunteer Eeva-Katri Kumpula has recently been volunteering at the Burwood Takahe Centre, and has this update on the Orokonui takahe offspring who have gone on to help in the recovery programme.
The dense beech canopy scatters moonlight across the forest floor as we stand among the shadows, listening intensively.
After eight years of quiet, unstudied residence at Orokonui Ecosanctuary, the Haast tokoeka there are now the subject of research being carried out by PhD student Jane Tansell.
Alyth Grant asks fellow guides at Orokonui Ecosanctuary what motivates them.
Let your nose guide you to Orokonui Ecosanctuary and you won't be disappointed, writes Jeanne Hutchinson.
Orokonui volunteer Jeanne Hutchinson reports on some surprising insights by young zoology researcher Vanitha Elangovan in her study of the Otago skinks at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Wildlife photographer Paul Sorrell recounts a story that came of many visits to Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Alyth Grant suggests an alternative attraction now that Sirocco the kakapo has left Orokonui.
Spring is the time for pairing up. Zoology student Luke Easton recently led a team counting the numbers of robins getting ready to breed in Orokonui.
Ahead of his visit to Orokonui, Bronwyn Jeynes, of the Kakapo Recovery team, tells how Sirocco came to be the survivor and remarkable personality he is.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary conservation manager Elton Smith pays tribute to the work done by dogs in the protection of native wildlife.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary's Alister Robinson pays tribute to the many supportive Dunedin businesses that sponsor the work done there.
Volunteer Brenda Ives reports on the shopping list behind the daily routines and needs of the wildlife at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
How much do you, the Wild Ways reader, know about our wildlife? Test yourself, so that you get it right when you show your visitors around Dunedin’s ecosanctuary.
Orokonui Ecosanctuary recently opened a play area for visitors’ children. Claire Freeman reflects on the importance of play in a natural environment for children.