A lot of great information can be found in our “How to Save Kiwi” guide. Click here to view it on our youtube channel.
Whenever we find a new resource we know will help kiwi conservationists, we add it to the toolbox. Please contact email@example.com if you:
- have, or know of, any good resources or information that aren’t yet here
- would like a link to your kiwi group added to links and other resources
- would like our help to track down specific information – if it doesn’t exist already, we may be able to develop it
- have any ideas for activities we can add to the Kiwi classroom
The Department of Conservation Skillable youtube channel has a range of training videos to teach you everything from setting a DOC 200 trap to using a data logger.
Click here to view the DOCskillable channel
If you are actively working with kiwi in a conservation project, you may want to register as a Kiwi Practitioner on our website. You will then have access to additional resources such as brochures, signs and displays that will help you spread the message in your local community
Formal strategies and plans have been developed to guide how kiwi are managed. These use the knowledge gained through science, research and hands-on management to work out where our effort and resources should be put to make the best gains for kiwi.
Counting the number of kiwi calls is one way to estimate the size of a kiwi population.
Dogs and cats are a major problem for kiwi. However there are a number of useful resources to help manage dogs and cats and reduce the damage they cause.
Kiwi can survive and thrive in managed plantation forests as long as a few simple precautions are taken.
Kiwi will live almost anywhere – they don’t need pristine native forest. They especially like places with wetland vegetation, and where trees run down to river edges.
There are many useful kiwi protection and information resources available produced by Kiwis for kiwi
Listed are a number of further links, not covered elsewhere, which may be useful to people working with kiwi.
There is a lot of information about predator control and monitoring, including best practice guidelines and where to buy equipment.
Research, science and technical information is the foundation for all kiwi conservation work in New Zealand.
The first thing in setting up a community group to help save kiwi is to be clear about what you are trying to achieve.