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Capital Kiwi Project Translocation

Following over a year of planning and relationship building between Taranaki Kōhanga Kiwi at Rotokare, Ngāti Tupaia Hapū and Capital Kiwi and Taranaki Whanui Hapū several representatives from the Trust, Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust and Ngāti Tupaia traveled with 10 kiwi to Wellington for a special release. The birds were housed in a secure location […]

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Māia graduates!

Māia has recently graduated from her two-year ranger apprentice programme, funded by Jobs for Nature and PredatorFree NZ. Maia is also now an expert trapper, an accredited kiwi handler and a valued member of the team here at TKT. Read the story at the link below to find out more about the programme and what

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TKT Annual Report 2023

Annual Report 2023

The Trust has now been established for almost 22 years and it is certainly firing on all cylinders. Jobs for Nature funding received in 2021 has resulted in a real shifting of gears, and our projects are now all very well- established and resourced. Our projects all hinge on strong partnerships with a wide variety

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WOMAD 2023 Volunteers

WOMAD 2023 Official Charity

We were fortunate to be awarded the coveted position of Official Charity to WOMAD 2023. Just one organisation is chosen by WOMAD NZ Charitable Trust to canvas festival attendees at the gate each year for donations. With up to 15,00 people attending, it is a rich opportunity for a charity to not only collect cash

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What a Great New Zealander

Our Kiwi Habitat Protection Ranger Jono Walter received a package earlier this week, he chucked it in his ute and forgot about it as was busy overseeing a trap install jhob for our mates at East Taranaki Environment Collective and guess what was inside when he opened it today! His nominator said the following of

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TRC Environmental Award Winners!

Along with our partners, Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust our Taranaki Kōhanga Kiwi at Rotokare project won a Community award at the recent TRC Environmental awards. You can watch our promotional video for the awards here filmed at the recent release of Toa our 40th founder kiwi into the Sanctuary. AND……… if the TKKR partnership was

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Annual Report 2022

It has been a rewarding year as Deputy Chair of the Trust stepping in when our Chair, Cathy Katene, was unavailable due to work commitments. I would like to thank and acknowledge Cathy for her leadership for the last two years, she has worked hard in the kiwi space both as a volunteer for the

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Good in the Hood

We have been lucky enough to be chosen as one of the recipients of the Z Energy Good in the Hood promotion! The promotion runs until the 24th of October. If you live in Hawera or are passing through, we would really appreciate you filling up at Z Hawera and giving your vote to us

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