Kiwi Conservation

There are a number of groups that are involved with caring for Coromandel brown kiwi and kiwi across our district.

(Photo: Department of Conservation)

You can find out more about the work they are doing at the links below. 

Thames Coast Kiwi Care

Project Kiwi

Moehau Environment Group

Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat

Kiwis for kiwi

First hatch under Operation Nest Egg

Photo: Mayor Sandra pictured with Rachel Holmes from Thames Coast Kiwi Care and 'Morehu', which means survivor and was the first chick to hatch (in October 2014) under 'Operation Nest Egg' in association with the Auckland Zoo. Operation Nest Egg has in 2018 released 14 kiwi back into the bush at Te Mata, on the west coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, where the remnant population is set to grow.