• Pucker Up to Win BIG!
    Pucker Up to Win BIG!

    Pucker-up and do a whio duckface and you could win the Great Whio Adventure competition. Enter now by showing us your best duck face.  

    Pucker Up to Win BIG!
  • Resources Added - Download Now
    Resources Added - Download Now

    We’ve just added a whole bunch of new whio educational resources including infographic posters and an awesome ‘Stoats and Rivers’ game. Download them now.

    Resources Added - Download Now
  • The Whio Forever Project
    The 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.

    The Whio Forever Project
  • Whio Awareness Month
    Whio Awareness Month

    March 2017 is Whio Awareness Month. During March there are a variety of whio-themed activities and competitions going on. Find out more now.

    Whio Awareness Month
Your closest Whio location is
Auckland Zoo
Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is one of the easiest places to get up close to a whio with a designated enclosure for the blue duck. There's two breeding pairs at the zoo, five chicks and more chicks ...

Whio cannot be kept with other species of ducks because they fight too much.
WHIO ARE WITH THE SAME PARTNER THROUGHOUT THE YEAR and some will be partners for life