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.
New Zealand now has a range of protected areas for indigenous wildlife and forest. Orokonui Ecosanctuary volunteer Alyth Grant reports on recent visits to several of them.
As wildlife has returned to Orokonui Ecosanctuary, the scientists have not been far behind, writes Kelvin Lloyd.
The efforts of volunteers from all spheres are acknowledged nationwide later this month. Here, a few of Orokonui Ecosantuary’s tell of the rewards of volunteering.
Orokonui’s popular takahe pair have made a remarkable contribution to the takahe recovery programme at the ecosanctuary and beyond, writes Eeva Kumpala.
Landcare Research ecologist Barbara Anderson has been working on a citizen science project, Ahi Pepe MothNet, with Orokonui Ecosanctuary and primary schools.
Is a domestic cat in danger when out hunting at night if there are possum and rat traps set in its home range?
Two years after the death of Emeritus Professor Ian Jamieson, postgraduate students Aishwarya Muralidhar and Luke Easton pay tribute by reporting on the continuation of his work at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Marie Ballagh has developed a new passion since starting her volunteer work at Orokonui Ecosanctuary: the native orchids growing there.
Orokonui volunteer Maree Johnstone delights in the magic of curious and colourful fungi she finds while working in the bush.
Alyth Grant goes out with a trapping team to find out what is involved in the ongoing fight against predators at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.
Wildlife management student Leon Berard reports on his work volunteering at Orokonui, when extra help was needed to care for juvenile kiwi.
Alyth Grant reflects on Orokonui Ecosanctuary as a place of experience and learning.