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17th December, 2014
On Westland Anniversary Day (1 December), a juvenile Fiordland crested penguin (tawaki) was found on Hokitika beach, in need of protection and tender care.
28th November, 2014
A dream for years, the seed of the idea germinated 30 months ago and today we launched the magnificent “Blue Penguins and Other Seabirds” education resource.
20th November, 2014
The Trust has been focussed on research and practical projects but now needs your help to maintain its work to better understand and protect penguins on the West Coast, and you can help this #GivingTuesday!
11th November, 2014
Become a supporter of the West Coast Penguin Trust today and your contribution will make a big difference.
7th November, 2014
The first Seabird of the year poll is underway and the Trust is campaign manager for the Fiordland crested penguin or tawaki!
24th October, 2014
Following a quick scan of the images from WCPT cameras within the Fiordland crested penguin (tawaki) nesting area at Jackson Head, it seems that there are plenty of possums and rats about.
17th September, 2014
The West Coast Penguin Trust has just embarked on an exciting new project to establish the predators that are contributing to the decline of the threatened Fiordland crested penguins.
7th September, 2014
The blue penguin census is a great opportunity to get out onto your local beach and get to know it a little better!
26th August, 2014
The West Coast Penguin Trust celebrated the symbolic closing of its 2.6km penguin protection fence on Friday with great pride.
19th August, 2014
Bugman, Ruud Kleinpaste will be guest speaker as the West Coast Penguin Trust joins other community conservation groups at two events to showcase their projects on 30th and 31st August.