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21st November, 2015
Wellington Zoo veterinary team were able to release a nationally endangered Tawaki (Fiordland crested penguin) back into its wild West Coast habitat, after successful treatment at The Nest Te Kōhanga.
6th November, 2015
5th November, 2015
1st November, 2015
Many of the regular participants were out again for the annual blue penguin census recently. The number of penguin tracks heading out before dawn were up in all but one of the locations visited this year.
25th October, 2015
20th October, 2015
Craig Potton will present his personal account of penguin encounters around the Southern hemisphere at a fundraising event for the Trust at Hokitika’s Regent Theatre on Friday 27th November, followed by a rare landscape masterclass on Saturday 28th November.
10th October, 2015
The West Coast Penguin Trust invites anyone on the coast this weekend (9-12 October) to find out whether penguins live on their beach.
24th September, 2015
The annual blue penguin census, where Coasters get out onto their local beach and look for penguin tracks, will take place a little later this year, around 9-12 October.
20th September, 2015
We’re delighted to report that the Trust has been successful in its bid for funding from DOC’s Community Conservation Partnerships Fund! Read more
23rd August, 2015
Spring is springing all around us and penguins up and down the coast are likely to be incubating eggs.