The Yellow-eyed
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Tea Towel & Tote Bag Sale!

ONE WEEK ONLY TEA TOWEL AND TOTE BAG SALE! Starting Monday the 19th of November 2018. Little Yellow Bird and the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust had so much fun selling the limited edition t-shirts last month, that we thought let’s sell tea towel’s and tote bag’s! Local Dunedin artist Emma Francesca created this design to illustrate…

Tavora Reserve (Bobby’s Head), near Palmerston, will be closed from 1 November 2018 to 28 February 2019 for seasonal management purposes.

ere were very low natural values remaining. Intensive farming practices over the past decades had destroyed much of the natural vegetation. Following a severe predation episode and a landslide in the late 1990s which killed several yellow-eyed penguins, breeding pairs have only numbered between 1 – 3 pairs. Last summer, beach observations were undertaken and…

Woodland Free Range Eggs

We’re excited to announce that Woodland Eggs are supplying eggs, so we don’t have to purchase them for pest control! A huge thank you for their effort to help save Hoiho! Check out their page for more information on their products check out http://www.woodlandeggs.co.nz/…

Emma Francesca Limited Edition T-Shirts

Our Emma Francesca limited edition t-shirt sale through Little Yellow Bird has come to an end. We managed to sell enough tops to raise $720 towards the Trust. Thank you too everyone who purchased one, plus Little Yellow Bird and Emma Francesca for all the help they have given to make this campaign possible. Since…

MEDIA RELEASE: Hoiho killed by dog at Long Point Reserve, Catlins

Dog owners are being warned they must take better control of their dogs following the deaths of two yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho in the Catlins if they want to help the species survive. In the past month, two of the nationally endangered birds have been attacked and killed along the Catlins coast at the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust’s…

Buy a piece of history & help us help hoiho

We’ve been clearing out our store room and found all sorts of things from penguin masks and polystyrene penguin cut outs (yes really!) to NZ made t-shirts which were produced for our 20th anniversary almost 11 years ago! So now is your chance to get a piece of conservation history by purchasing an old school…

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