Why learn/teach about Kākāpō?
Kākāpō are one of our unique birds and a precious taonga (treasure) only found in New Zealand.
Using this resource students will learn about the ecology, challenges and the conservation of the Kākāpō.
The Unnatural history of the Kākāpō
This full length, award winning documentary by Scott Mouat is free to view on Youtube. It’s a few years old now but a great resource for older students.
7 Species saved from extinction
Short Youtube video by SciShow showcasing seven species that humans are working to save, including the kākāpō. This was made in 2016 so provides a recent snapshot of our current research.
Other Kākāpō Video
Video clips captured by the team
Interactive Kākāpō Family Tree
An upto date and complete family tree of all known kākāpō.