Kākā at Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre



You can see conservation in action at the Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre in the northern Wairarapa. Tuatara, kōkako, kiwi and takahē are all permanent residents here.

Find things to do and places to stay Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Encounter wild kākā as they swoop out of the forest for their 3 pm daily feed. View kiwi poking through the leaf-litter in the nocturnal house. Watch the threatened native birds kōkako, stitchbird, takahē and kākāriki in their leafy realm.


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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