Here are some of the upcoming kiwi avoidance training days around New Zealand

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If you are looking for a kiwi avoidance training day and it is not up here please contact your local avoidance trainer to enquire as to when they will be next running a training day

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Upcoming kiwi avoidance training days

Training in Hamilton

When: Twice a month on average
Where: Redwood Grove Tamahere on the outskirts of Hamilton
Contact: Pete Evans on or 022 600 5783, please make sure you book your dog in beforehand. There is no charge for this training


When: Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th May
Where: Remutaka
Contact to go on the mailing list. An invitation to book will be sent out 2 weeks before

When: May and November 2021. Check dates nearer the time on
Where: Remutaka Forest Park, Wainuiomata
Contact: Please contact Rosemary at to book in your dog.
There is a cost associated with this training.



  • 26 June Cook’s Beach
  • 3 July at Coromandel
  • 21 August Thames Kauaeranga Valley
  • 23 October Labour weekend likely to be in Northern Coromandel
  • 20 November location will be decided from previous training.

Please contact Kauaeranga Visitor Centre; 07 867 9080;

When: By appointment
Where: Thames
Contact: Malcolm MacFarlane on either 07 868 9912 or 027 2358424, there is a cost associated with this training.


When: Saturday 22nd May
Where: King Hill Reserve
To book email Blake at

Raetihi and Rotorua

When: By appointment
Where: Raetihi (venue Maungaturoa North Road) and Rotorua (Karamu Street Mamaku)
Contact: Blake Cole on either 0223422191 or


When: Saturday 15 May, 10am-12 noon
Where: Pembroke Road

Please contact DOC New Plymouth Office to register your dog – 06 759 0350


Organisation: Whakatāne Kiwi Trust
Date: Sunday 14th of March 2020
Time: 09.30am – 3.30pm

Location: White Horse Drive Carpark, Whakatane

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!  Koha of $10 requested. Dogs must be older than 6 months to be trained.

Contact Teua on Email: or phone: 021 590 019 between 6-7pm

Haast and Franz Josef

17th April – Haast
18th April – Franz Josef

To book a place or for more information please contact Anya Kruszewski at 0275912259 or email


July 24th & 25th

To book a place or for more information please contact Lynne Maguire at 0274757545 or email