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 pete@nzoutdoorexperiences.co.nz or 022 600 5783, please make sure you book your dog in beforehand. There is no charge for this training

Coromandel

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

Raetihi and Rotorua

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

Coromandel

When: 21st September 2019
Where: Kauaeranga Valley, Thames
Contact: phone DOC Kauaeranga Visitor Centre to book 07 867 9080. No cost.

Monthly trainings are available. Ring 07 867 9080 for info

Coromandel

When: 17th August
Where: Sailors Grave, Whenuakite
Contact: phone DOC Kauaeranga Visitor centre to book 07 867 9080

Manawatu Gorge

When: 17th August
Contact: Willy Marsh to book in your dog 06 376 5155 or 027 3858191

Hawkes Bay

When: 31st August
Contact: Willy Marsh to book in your dog 06 376 5155 or 027 3858191

Taranaki

  • 31st August 8.30am – Ratapihipihi Scenic Reserve Saturday morning
  • 21st September – Whio Avoidance Training
  • 23rd November 8.30am – Everett Park Scenic Reserve Saturday morning

Please call the DOC office to book 06 759 0350. Bookings essential, In case of postponement those registered will be notified.

Pureora

Training for kiwi and whio
When: 15th September
Contact: Contact Dean 0273604129 or Kina Campbell Te Kuiti DOC office on 0275867757

Rotorua

When: Saturday 14 September 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Blue Lake (Tikitapu), Tarawera Road, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Contact: To register please contact Carrie at cnoble@doc.govt.nz please note there is a $25 cost per dog

Tauranga

When: Sunday 15 September, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: TECT All Terrain Park, Whataroa Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Contact: To register please contact Carrie at cnoble@doc.govt.nz please note there is a $25 cost per dog.

Far North

When: Waimate North, 21st September, contact Lesley Baigent
Contact: Lesley Baigent on either 09 408 7800 or email baigentsnz@gmail.com

Stewart Island

When: Labour Weekend
Contact: Sandy King on 027 867 9011 or 03 219 0002 or paws4conservation@kinect.co.nz

Remutaka Conservation Trust

Remutaka Conservation Trust holds kiwi aversion training twice a year in May and November at the Remutaka Forest Park. If you wish to book in your dog please contact Rosemary on rosemary@thompsonfamily.nz

Ruapehu & Ohakune

When: April and October – exact date to be confirmed
Contact: Contact Kerry Oates to book in your dog 027 453 5456 or kerry@enviroresearch.co.nz