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.
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.
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.