Some of the competition entries

Image: DOC


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.

Overall winner

Well done to Te Huia Kaimanawa Wesling Macgregor from the Kāpiti Coast.

It's a great artwork and brilliant message "I Support Kākāpō Recovery" with a very clever visual way to show the correct pronunciation of kākāpō. Check it out!


Fundraising results

As part of the FLOAT (For Love of All Things) one week only t-shirt campaign a grand total of $ NZ 3188 was raised.  Thanks to all those that supported Kākāpō Recovery. Your money goes directly to Kākāpō Recovery. And you get to wear or gift a unique limited edition kākāpō t-shirt.

The winning design on a variety of t-shirts.

Winner: 10–11 years

Emaleigh McIlroy with ‘Party Like a Kākāpō!’ 


Winner: 12–13 years

Tiori Gallagher with ‘A Parrot Like No Other’.


Winner: 14–15 years

Ruby Campbell with ‘Save the Kākāpō’.


Winning school with the most entries 

Fiordland College won with a whopping 58 entries! Well done.

A few other schools reached into the 50s with entries. Well done – huge effort.

Special mention

Finally, we'd like to showcase one of the many brilliant entries from the underaged kids that got involved:



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