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Feral cats pose a new threat to blue penguins

6th August, 2015

17603-a-cat-licking-his-mouth-pv - free stock photosAn injured penguin found beside the highway at Awatuna in late July was found to have been attacked by a cat.

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Penguin breeding season gets underway

23rd August, 2015

tawakiSpring is springing all around us and penguins up and down the coast are likely to be incubating eggs. 

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Successful DOC funding bid

20th September, 2015

CCPF announcement photo with Associate Minister Nicky Wagner 18 Sept 2015 rWe’re delighted to report that the Trust has been successful in its bid for funding from DOC’s Community Conservation Partnerships Fund! Read more


Annual blue penguin count 9-12 October

24th September, 2015

Look for penguin prints like these on your beach

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.

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A few days in the life of a tawaki family

10th March, 2016

Snip from video - tawaki JH03 Sept 15The Trust’s ‘pre-predator control’ monitoring project in South Westland is producing a fascinating insight into the day to day existence of our rare Fiordland crested penguins.

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