Archives For Whio Forever

Jazzy is a whio (blue duck) living at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre. Jazzy has a weak spot for fellow resident, Jimmy, and his ‘blue steel’ model looks. Together, Jazzy and Jimmy are helping to increase whio numbers in the wild.

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March is Whio Awareness Month! Our biodiversity rangers kicked off the month by removing bands from whio in the Whirinaki River. 

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Alice Hales, a whio crèche volunteer based at Tongariro National Trout Centre.

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