Kākāpō chick. Image: Dianne Mason | DOC
There are only 148 kākāpō remaining.
Kākāpō Recovery combines the efforts of scientists, rangers, volunteers and donors to protect the critically endangered kākāpō.
Subscribe to receive regular emails from the Kākāpō Recovery Team.
Kākāpō Recovery brochure (PDF, 2,891K)
Tweets by takapodigs
Meet Sirocco – a charismatic kākāpō, national treasure and media superstar. He's also New Zealand's official Spokesbird for conservation.
Classroom activities | Levels: 1-4: Use this resource to uncover why the kākāpō is so important to New Zealand.
See the winners! A big well done to the kids, schools, libraries and parents who got involved in the kids Kākāpō Recovery T-shirt competition.
Expertise and a little Kiwi ingenuity keep the lights on and the motors running on Codfish island/Whenua Hou.