- It's been a record breeding year in Taranaki with 33 ducklings hatched. DOC is reminding hunters to carefully identify targets this season.
Auckland Zoo’s female whio Ngaro sadly lost her long term breeding partner. She was taken to Taranaki where she found a new mate. Now these love birds have been taken to the Auckland Zoo enclosure to let the magic happen.
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 days over 23/24 March 2013 were fabulous. With more than 7,000 people pouring through the Auckland Zoo gates over the two days.
Whio Forever is now able to call on a pair of superheroes to help in the battle to save the endangered native duck. Captain Whio and his trusty sidekick Duck Girl have been visiting schools in the Te Urewera area demonstrating their methods for protecting the unique rare whio.