Find a Whio and win!Find a Whio and win!
Join Genesis Energy and DOC on a virtual hunt to find a whio this November. Each whio you find puts you in the draw to win an amazing adventure – including flights, accommodation and a day out with a DOC whio ranger!
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.