Pest control and ‘nest egg’ boost whio populationPest control and ‘nest egg’ boost whio population
A study of whio/blue duck in eastern Kahurangi National Park has shown the benefits rearing ducklings in wildlife facilities and aerial 1080 pest control have in increasing their numbers in the wild.
Sarah’s great Tongariro whio adventureSarah’s great Tongariro whio adventure
Winning a whio adventure in Tongariro National Park was ”a really amazing experience” according to Conservation Week competition winner Palmerston North student Sarah Ridsdale.
The Whio Forever ProjectThe Whio Forever Project
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.
Whio 'Boot Camp' openedWhio 'Boot Camp' opened
A ‘boot camp’ for whio was opened at the Tongariro National Trout Centre near Turangi by the Minister of Conservation on 5 December, 2014.
Whio Family Weekend at Auckland ZooWhio Family Weekend at Auckland Zoo
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.