Kaka at Pukaha Mount Bruce
Image: Pukaha Mount Bruce | ©


Discover New Zealand's unique wildlife and learn about them in daily ranger talks and feeds.
  • See the world's only white kiwi in captivity.
  • Enjoy a walk through the free flight aviary, or explore the aviary walk or a bush walk.
  • Watch takahē from the cafe deck.
  • Join a ranger for one of four daily talks and feeds.

Get ready

Download the Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre adventure map (PDF, 1,252K) and check out what you can do.

Go and explore

Look out for the Guardian Post when you get there. On it you'll find a special code word - write it down.

Getting there: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre is 29 km north of Masterton on SH1.

Entry fees apply.

Claim your reward

Tell us the Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre code word to receive a Kiwi Guardians certificate and medal for this adventure.

Put the medal on your back pack or pencil case to show everyone the adventure you've had.

Each Kiwi Guardians place has a different medal - see how many you can collect.

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