Kiwis for kiwi

Donate to save Kiwi

Your donation will help us expand protected kiwi areas, where predator control gives both young and adult birds a much better chance of survival. Thank you.

How Your Donation Will help

Fiordland rata forests

$100 – Protect one kiwi

$100 could provide predator control over 10ha for an entire year – enough to protect a kiwi.

Cat trap

$30 – One trap

$30 could buy a trap to support predator control in kiwi habitat.

Kiwi chick being held

$50 – Kiwi health check

$50 could ensure a kiwi chick hatched in captivity is in perfect health before it is released back to the wild.

Kiwi aversion trained dog

$75 – Stop a roaming dog

Dogs are the number one threat to adult kiwi, and a roaming dog can virtually wipe out a population in a short period of time. $75 is enough to protect a kiwi from a roaming dog using kiwi avoidance training.

Gallipoli tx change July 2014 credit Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust


Operation Nest Egg is a fantastic way to boost kiwi numbers and will be a key programme over the next few years. The first step is to track the male kiwi to identify when he’s sitting on an egg. $350 could buy a transmitter to help us do this.

Kiwi egg

$1,200 – Support an Operation Nest Egg chick for its first year of life

These chicks have a 65% chance of survival, compared to 5% if hatched in unprotected areas. A donation of $1,200 could cover all of the nest monitoring, transmitter and monthly checks for a chick for an entire year.