About Kakapo

Nothing can prepare you for a meeting with a kakapo. They are, without doubt, one of the most remarkable birds in the world ...


About Kakapo Recovery

Kakapo Recovery combines the efforts of scientists, rangers and volunteers, who are charged with looking after the last 124 kakapo in the world. ...


Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities to volunteer on the islands where kakapo live occur during the summer months (November to March). This is to assist ...



Get Involved. Help us save the world's rarest parrot. There are several ways you can donate to Kakapo Recovery and no amount is too small! ...


Kakapo Recovery on Facebook

  • An update on Heather One...the surprise chick hatched on Hauturu O Toi/Little Barrier Island: Heather One wasn't doing too well and it's survival was hanging in the balance. So the chick was flown to the NZ Centre for Conservation Medicine at Auckland Zoo where it's been cared for for several weeks...now with its future secure, there are plans to allow public viewing of Heather One, starting in May!
    Keep an eye on their facebook page for more information Auckland Zoo... :)