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Rotokare WINS! 

Rotokare was among many noteworthy environmental projects who won Taranaki Regional Council Environmental Awards for 2015.

  • Rotokare kiwi released in Kaitake Range

    Rotokare kiwi released in Kaitake Range

    Friday, April 9, 2021
    In a landmark event, a vanguard of six adult kiwi, born and raised at Rotokare, were released near Pukeiti on Friday 9th April 2021, bringing this taonga back to the Kaitakes after decades o...

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  • A Tribute to Simon Collins (25/02/1973 - 20/03/2021)

    A Tribute to Simon Collins (25/02/1973 - 20/03/2021)

    Monday, March 29, 2021
    It is with great sadness that we relay the passing of Rotokare's Sanctuary Manager, Simon Collins, on Saturday  20th March 2021. Simon was an indefatigable, passionate force for conserva...

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  • Kiwi move out of Rotokare for the first time!

    Kiwi move out of Rotokare for the first time!

    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    On Sunday 7th June 2020, we witnessed an epic event ten years in the making -- with kiwi being moved out of the Rotokare sanctuary for the very first time! The Taranaki KĊhanga Kiwi at R...

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  • More hihi released at Rotokare!

    More hihi released at Rotokare!

    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Following the introduction and successful breeding of hihi/stitchbird last year, Rotokare was proud to welcome 30 more birds this year to diversify the population! The hihi, which means...

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  • Rotokare Photo Competition

    Rotokare Photo Competition

    Thursday, August 10, 2017
    To celebrate Conservation Week's "Healthy Nature, Healthy People" theme in October, Rotokare is running a photo competition! The rules are simple - get out and take a great photo of peop...

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