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Waiheke kororā get $15,000 grant for protection

© Gulf News Ltd The World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature New Zealand, in partnership with the Tindall Foundation has granted $15,000 to Waiheke Native...

Native Bird Rescue receives starving kororā

If you see a kororā/little blue penguin out on land during the daytime it needs help urgently. Please call us on 0204739464. Waiheke’s Native Bird...

Anger erupts over marina construction near kororā

Waiheke Native Bird Rescue's Karen Saunders and Protect Putiki observer Helen Fuller say construction workers from Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited have been working on...

Floating breakwater nears completion

The Kennedy Point Marina Development is making serious progress as installation of its floating breakwater nears completion – but community environmental group Protect Pūtiki...

Plans underway for new penguin colony

Work is underway on an ambitious project to establish a new kororā, little blue penguin colony on Waiheke’s northern coastline which penguin biologist, Professor...

Rocks removed from breakwater penguin habitat

Rock removal went ahead on the Kennedy Point seawall on Saturday. One lane of the road and the footpath leading to the ferry terminal...

Concern over spate of dead kororā

Native Bird Rescue has received reports of 11 dead kororā/little penguins on Waiheke beaches in the past 10 days and has treated two starving...

Kororā chick rescued from KP

A kororā/little penguin chick rescued from Kennedy Point on Tuesday is being cared for at Native Bird Rescue. NBR rehabilitation trainee Lewis Miller said a...