- It's been a record breeding year in Taranaki with 33 ducklings hatched. DOC is reminding hunters to carefully identify targets this season.
It’s been a record season for whio ducklings bred in captivity with 35 ducklings from three captive sites around New Zealand. Several captive breeding pairs around the country have had multiple clutches this season.
The winning family of last year’s Great Whio Adventure Competition had an amazing time holidaying in the South Island. Read more about their epic journey.
Nelson Intermediate student Jazmin King spent the first week of the school holidays on the outdoor adventure of a lifetime as the winner of the Genesis Energy What Now Whio Ranger for a week competition.
There’s only a few thousand Whio, our Blue Duck, left in New Zealand. Genesis Energy and the Department of Conservation are working together to make sure our rivers will have Whio, forever.
The Whio Family Fun Weekend returned to Auckland Zoo on March 22-23, 2014. More than 6,000 people attended the event, with the blue duck race being a highlight.