Check out what is happening out and about in Aotearoa during Save Kiwi Month

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Great Kiwi Morning Tī

Tī Ora is getting behind this most Kiwi of fundraisers this year by supplying their delicious tea inspired by New Zealand!

The official date for the Great Kiwi Morning Tea is Tursday 31st October but you can hold your event whenever is convenient for you

It’s really easy to get involved. Just register here, invite your friends, family or colleagues to your event, bake up a storm and have fun!


Public Kiwi Release in Tutukaka

Three kiwi will be released at Tutukaka on the Kiwi Coast on Friday 25th October. Tutukaka Landcare invite you to come along and see the wild kiwi up close before they are released.

To find out more about the release and RSVP  please click on the link below

Check out the Facebook Event


Guided Kiwi Tracker Walks – Not Just for Kids! 

Dates:  Saturday 05 October & Saturday 26 October 2019
Time:  9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am 
Location:  Meet at Mahy Reserve, Ōhope

Celebrate Kiwi Month with the Whakatāne Kiwi Trust and a guided walk through Ōhope Scenic Reserve!    Learn all about the Whakatāne Kiwi Trust and the work done by our amazing volunteers to protect and promote kiwi and other native species in the Whakatāne District.  Allow four hours for this activity.   Koha requested.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as places are strictly limited!  To book go to:

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Kiwi Wandering Trail Day

Date:  Thursday 10 October, 2019

Time:  10.00am – 4.00pm
Location: Start at the Whakatāne Library and finish at Wairaka Centennial Park
Have you completed the Kiwi Wandering Trail yet?  If not, why not grab the kids these school holidays and find all ten of the life‑size bronze kiwi statues hidden in key locations across the heart of Whakatāne.  Our fabulous Education and Marketing Coordinator, Leah Murphy, will have the Whakatāne Kiwi Trust Information Trailer parked up near the end of the trail with games, books and a wealth of kiwi-related information for curious minds.   There is no charge or requirement to book!

Pick up a Kiwi Wandering Trail brochure with clues from the Whakatāne I-Site, or download it from the Whakatāne Kiwi Trust website:

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Kiwi Month at the Whakatāne Library

Dates:  Tuesday 15 & Tuesday 22 October, 2019
Time:  10.00 am –  10.30 am
Location:  Whakatāne Library, 49 Kakahoroa Drive
Head down to the Whakatāne Library for fun, kiwi-themed book readings for preschoolers on these dates, and take part in a Kiwi Month colouring-in competition throughout October!  There are some cool prizes up for grabs, and our wonderful friends at the Library will also have a selection of kiwi-themed books on display for you to borrow.

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