About Kākāpō

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

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About Kākāpō Recovery

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

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Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities to volunteer on the islands where kākāpō live occur during the summer months (November to March). ...

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Donate

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

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  • This is Anchor Island - home to the second largest kakapo population - with Resolution Island in the distance. Resolution Island was the place New Zealand's first conservationist Richard Henry set up as a sanctuary for kakapo and other vulnerable species in the 1890s. However, despite his efforts, stoats made their way there around 1900 and no kakapo survived.