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Share Willowbank bred Kiwis are the proud parents of a rare Kiwi chick!

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ShareOne third of the rarest kiwi population hatched at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. With only 375 birds in existence, rowi are the most endangered of all kiwi species. Through BNZ Operation Nest Egg, Willowbank has seen well over 150 rowi chicks … Continue reading

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Share2010 was a busy year on the native species section at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Our new arrivals are: 5 brown teal ducklings These are from two clutches of eggs from the same parents. They will head off to the Isaac … Continue reading

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ShareAfter spending the last year in a breeding situation, the very rare South Island kaka is now on display at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in an aviary purpose built for the pair, allowing visitors to the Park an ‘up close and … Continue reading

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ShareTwo new North Island Brown Kiwi arrive today from Rainbow Springs to join some of Willowbank Wildlife Reserve’s long term residents. It is Matt’s 20th birthday today (he was hatched on 02/06/1990) and he and Silver have been Willowbank’s main … Continue reading

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