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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Kākāpō Recovery on Facebook

  • My final post this year is a pic of Lisa One! This was taken by our scientist Andrew Digby, on Whenua Hou/Codfish Island. From a crushed egg to this gorgeous kakapo, his (yes Lisa One is a boy) story is one of the highlights of the year :)
    For me, it's time to sign off for the New Zealand summer break - I'll be back mid-January to share more of the Kakapo Recovery programme with you. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!
    Karen.