With the loyal support of our Partners and Sponsors, a team of dedicated supprters and with the help of thousands of volunteers we have been able to build a sanctuary that wil help protect and preserve for many generations to come ...
Oi (grey-faced petrel) confirmed breeding.
20,000 plants planted – all grown at TOSSI nursery.
Pateke released supported by Wetland Care NZ and Banrock Station Wines.
First kiwi chicks hatch.
Kaka confirmed breeding within Tawharanui
North Island robin and whitehead released.
Mangatawhiri Wetlands reinstated and planting commenced.
TOSSI Nursery opened.
Forty-four North Island brown kiwi released through the Bank of NZ Operation Nest Egg Program.
Bellbirds colonise Tawharanui from Little Barrier (Hauturu).
Forest and Green Geckos rescued from Northern Motorway and released at Tawharanui.
Two helicopter bait drops target and effectively remove mammalian predators from the Sanctuary.
"Big Plant" - first major planting organised by ARC and TOSSI.
2.5 km Predator-proof fence completed at a cost of $625,000.