Tui Nature Reserve updates from 2008 - 2016

Read more about the history of Tui Nature Reserve.

Progress this year

In January, 8 of our Yellow-crowned Kakariki chicks were released at the Abel Tasman National Park– Project Janszoon.
Another 8 chicks have left the nestbox, however they may be used to create new pairs for the next breeding season.

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First release

Today we had our first 17 Giant Wetas released on a nearby island in the Marlborough Sounds.

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Open Day soon!

Open Days and group visits are organised on a regular basis.
If you would like to spend an enjoyable boat cruise in the Marlborough Sounds and visit our wildlife park, the Tui team creates an entertaining day programme.

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We’ve had a very busy year and been involved in a lot of projects:

fence progress
Liam and Kendall making progress on the fence

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Self-setting traps

self setting trap

Great News!
We have been allocated funding to purchase and maintain self-setting traps by the Community Conservation Partnership Fund. This will make our rodent control less labour intensive and more effective.

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Third aviary

july 2014

Great news, we've had funding approved from the Lottery Fund so we are able to continue our breeding programme for the next two years!

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A welcome home...

After 16 months on Macquarie Island Leona has arrived back home, it is wonderful to have her here again!

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Tui Nature Reserve updates from 2008 - 2016

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Tui Nature Reserve Wildlife Trust

Email: | Phone: +64 (0)27 4483447

Private Bag 65023, Havelock 7150 Marlborough