Whio Forever competition
Head over to the Whio Forever Facebook page and enter their competition to win a rat-trap, a pair of Allbirds and a limited edition art print by Rachel Walker.
Closes 15 March 2020.
This year, a colouring competition is being run with categories for both Juniors, Seniors and Adults.
Enter the 2020 whio colouring competition.
Closes 27 April 2020.
Whio Awareness Month on the blog
Whio Journal: Catching whio on Boyd Stream
17 March 2020
In our latest Whio Journal we catch-up with our science technician Jason Malham to talk about catching and banding whio and why we do it.
Whio Journal: Saving our iconic blue duck
04 March 2020
Tune in to our new blog series 'Whio Journal' for monthly updates from our rangers and whio community out in the field, doing the mahi to protect our precious and Threatened-Nationally Vulnerable whio.
A Duck’s life – Whio Forever
13 May 2019
Jazzy is a whio (blue duck) living at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre. Jazzy has a weak spot for fellow resident, Jimmy, and his ‘blue steel’ model looks. Together, Jazzy and Jimmy are helping to increase whio numbers in the wild.
Growing whio numbers in the Whirinaki River
26 March 2019
March is Whio Awareness Month! Our biodiversity rangers kicked off the month by removing bands from whio in the Whirinaki River.