Archives For Takahē Recovery

The Takahē Recovery Programme is one of DOC’s dedicated conservation programmes, designed to ensure that takahē are never again considered extinct.

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Biodiversity Ranger Chris Bell was one of a team of people who worked to transfer Blitzen the takahē to his new home on Kapiti Island. Blitzen was transferred from the Burwood Takahē Centre to Kapiti Island this month to join single female Ihi.

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On this day in 1948, Dr Geoffrey Orbell rediscovered the takahē in Fiordland’s Murchison Mountains. Today we celebrate their rediscovery with a tribute to the takahē.

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