Adopt Kuia

You can support Kākāpō Recovery by “adopting” a Kākāpō Gold for NZD500. Your adoption directly benefits the continued care and nurturing of all the world’s remaining Kākāpō.

Kuia’s gold adoption package includes  :

  • Personalised adoption certificate
  • Large Kākāpō Plushie
  • Bookmarks
  • Stickers

Hatched: Maud Island, 03 March 1998
Mother: Flossie
Father: Richard Henry
Named After: Ngati Kuia, iwi (local Maōri people) for Maud Island. Kuia means ‘wise, old woman’.

Kuia is one of just three Kākāpō – and the only female – to carry Richard Henry’s Fiordland genes. Kuia bred for the first time in 2016, producing four chicks: Gertrude, Adelaide, Marian and Henry.

Kuia’s photo was  taken by Theo Thompson

NZD 500.00
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Donation Total: NZD500.00