Sinbad, one of our adoption kākāpō.

Image: Andrew Digby | DOC


Kākāpō adoptions make great Christmas gifts – you'll get a cuddly plushie, stickers, bookmarks and a certificate, and best of all you'll boost the kākāpō comeback.


There are only 211 kākāpō alive today.

COVID-19: DOC can not provide this service
DOC is complying with the public health and social measures in response to COVID-19. This service is affected, and we can not provide it at this time.

DOC's response to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, staff can not fill adoption orders and we are not accepting them at this time. You can still make donations.

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