Ferry discounts for Supporters

Date posted: 18-May-2017

Tiritiri Matangi Island, the perfect winter's day trip. The birds are at their best, warm up w..

More kiwi for the Island

Date posted: 04-Apr-2017

In 1993 and 1995, sixteen little spotted kiwi were released on Tiritiri Matangi Island. The ma..

2017 Photo Competition

Date posted: 22-Mar-2017

It is that time of year again when we are looking for entries for our photo competition (and phot..

The 2017 concert

Date posted: 05-Feb-2017

This year's concert promises to be another wonderful and unique experience. Click here (/concert-..

Shorebird Film Festival at Devonport

Date posted: 26-Oct-2016

Click here (/miscellaneous documents/DevWaderFilms.jpg) for details of a forthcoming film festival c..

Extra Dawn Chorus Trip

Date posted: 20-Oct-2016

Stop Press: Extra Dawn Chorus trip now scheduled for Thursday 27th October 2016. ..

2016 AGM

Date posted: 06-Sep-2016

The 2016 AGM was held at the Kohia Centre at 7:30 pm on Monday 19th September. Click here (/..

New hihi film

Date posted: 30-Jul-2016

A wonderful new film describing the hihi story on Tiritiri Matangi has now been added to the hih..

New Wildside video

Date posted: 29-Jul-2016

Click here (https://blog.doc.govt.nz/2016/06/21/tiritiri-matangi-volunteers/) to view a wo..

2016 Photo competetion winners

Date posted: 04-Jun-2016

This year's winning photographs have been decided. Click here (/photocomp2016) to see the wonder..

More kiwi for the Island

Date posted: 04-Apr-2017

 

In 1993 and 1995, sixteen little spotted kiwi were released on Tiritiri Matangi Island. The majority of these foundation birds went on to breed. Today, over 100 kiwi are believed to thrive on the Island but research in recent decades has indicated that the number of founders is less than ideal for a genetically sound population.

To help rectify this, ten females will shortly be removed from the Island and ten new females from Kapiti Island will be welcomed to the Island. Most of these will be released at a public event on Sunday 30th April.

This operation is being conducted alongside the introduction of little spotted kiwi to Shakespear Regional Park, who will receive our 10 females plus 10 males from Kapiti Island.

As this is a public event, 360 Discovery are putting on one of their larger boats to facilitate the anticipated increase in visitor numbers for this special event. It will, of course, be a wonderful opportunity to see the smallest species of kiwi up close, before they are introduced to their new homes.

Bookings for this event can be made directly with 360 Discovery

 

www.fullers.co.nz/destinations/tiritiri-matangi-island/

 

Ph: 0800 360 3472 option 1, or 09 307 8005 option 1