Donate to the penguins this Black Friday

November 22, 2019

Don't get caught up in Christmas sales, you can help penguins instead!

Westland petrel chicks might need your help

November 19, 2019

Westland petrel chicks are leaving the nest for the first time between November and January and can be disorientated by lights and poor weather at the very start of their long journey to South America.

DOC confirms confidence in Trust with three year grant

November 14, 2019

DOC Community Fund grants have just been announced and the West Coast Penguin Trust is delighted to have been granted funds to support three years of work.

Penguin talks in Westport Friday 15th November

November 10, 2019

For the first time in a long time, the West Coast Penguin Trust will be in Westport this Friday to deliver an update on our projects and Kerry-Jayne Wilson will present a not to be missed talk for all penguin lovers "The World of Penguins".

The Great Annual Blue Penguin Count is just around the corner!

October 3, 2019

Get involved, discover your beach and share your observations! We want to know where blue penguins are up and down the coast so as to best advocate for their protection and you can help.

Penguin killed by a dog at Karoro

September 10, 2019

Another penguin has been killed by a dog at Karoro on the cycle trail.

Pancake Rocks Café welcomes penguin lovers

August 20, 2019

Pancake Rocks Café in Punakaiki is getting behind blue penguins and other coastal wildlife with some stunning artwork and new donation collection points to support the West Coast Penguin Trust and Predator Free Punakaiki.

Reuben Lane – new Penguin Trust Chair

August 12, 2019

Former Penguin Ranger, Reuben Lane, is new Penguin Trust Chair, taking over from Kerry_Jayne Wilson, who stepped down after 13 years in the role.
Reuben, West Coast Penguin Trust Ranger for several years until 2016, was elected as Chair last week at the Trust’s AGM.

Five year tawaki study report released

May 9, 2019

Trust Tawaki Coalition partner, Dr Thomas Mattern/The Tawaki Project, has just released his report following five years of field work studying the Fiordland crested penguin or tawaki.

Penguin Trust Chair receives honour

May 7, 2019

At an investiture ceremony at Government House, Trust Chair, Kerry-Jayne Wilson MNZM, received her medal from the Governor General.