Tag Archives: Kiwi birds

Share12 year old James Natta (of Hornby) received a call from Willowbank Wildlife Reserve on the 1st February to inform him that he was the winner of the “Big Five” competition held at Willowbank from the 1 December 2010 to … Continue reading

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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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ShareMerry Christmas from the team at Willowbank!  We hope you’re excited about the upcoming holidays.  We know a lot of you are looking forward spending some time with your family – with the kids out of school and a few … 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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ShareBNZ and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve have joined together to give Christchurch BNZ customers the opportunity to win ten passes to Willowbank for supporting kiwi conservation and the environment. Sue Eaden, BNZ Christchurch Store Manager says, “What better way to reward … Continue reading

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ShareDetails of next month’s visit to Christchurch by HRH The Princess Royal, were announced by Prime Minister Helen Clark today. “Princess Anne, will be here representing HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the 23rd Commonwealth Agricultural Conference. While in Christchurch, … Continue reading

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