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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...

Mystery illness striking down native gulls on Waiheke

At least eight red-billed gulls have been struck down by a mystery illness on Waiheke over the past few days. Native Bird Rescue general manager...

January weather has taken toll on native birds

Just before Cyclone Gabrielle arrived, Native Bird Rescue managed to stabilise three fledgling gannets, then transferred them over to Birdcare Aotearoa who have a...

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...

New ruru habitat has wow factor

Native Bird Rescue’s new ruru aviary has been the organisation’s most exciting habitat creation to date says Native Bird Rescue general manager Karen Saunders. “It has...

Euthanised kererū had been shot

A kererū was shot twice and found days later – still alive – on the side of Goodwin Avenue, Oneroa, by a resident. But it...

Jewels are for the birds in recycling campaign

Native Bird Rescue will partner with jewellery giants Walker and Hall to present You are my Home, a campaign centred on what home means...

From rehab to release: Socks returns to the wild

Waiheke’s Native Bird Rescue is gaining national renown as a kororā rehabilitation haven. Injured, starving or sick little penguins from around the region are brought...

Soaring demand for bird rescuers

Just because Waiheke’s Native Bird Rescue spent a month dialing down its intake doesn’t mean those running the show weren’t still… well, running pretty...

Native Bird Rescue takes flight in 2020

In the run up to Christmas I heard so many people express that they couldn’t wait for 2020 to be over and done with...