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Whio Awareness Month in March saw over 200 blue rubber ducks race down Te Anau’s Upukerora River for the ‘Great Fiordland Whio Race’.

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Whio Awareness Month got off to an early start with the release of six blue duck/whio on Mount Taranaki last Friday.

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Eight year-old Olive Paterson was the winner of the recent ‘Find a Whio’ competition and won an exciting trip for herself and her family in Tongariro last month.

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DOC and Genesis Energy have launched the “Find a Whio” competition, an online treasure hunt to track down a virtual whio/blue duck.

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Each year children from Hāpaitia Kōhanga perform a fundraiser kapa haka performance to raise money for whio protection in the Ōroua Valley.

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150 rubber whio/blue ducks were released on to the Upukerora River, in Te Anau, for the Great Fiordland Whio Race last weekend. The race was part of the Fiordland whio family fun day, celebrating Whio Awareness Month.

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Catching whio, releasing kiwi, flying in helicopters and rafting the rapids — Palmerston North student Sarah Ridsdale tells us all about her ‘Great Whio Adventure’ in Tongariro National Park.

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