Nesting boxes - a safe habitat for moulting too!
8 January 2021 - Even though the breeding season is finished, the colony is still busy with adults who have returned for their annual moult. Those hardy feathers only last so long, so once a year they are shed and replaced with a fresh new coat. It is a vulnerable time for the birds.
Nesting boxes - a safe habitat for moulting too! - 8 January 2021
The last chick of the season has fledged! - 17 December 2020
The sounds of the colony - 8 November 2020
Flashing 'Little Blue Penguin' signs - 26 September 2020
And then there were chicks! - 28 August 2020
Signage coming to a beach near you - 10 July 2020
Penguin box replacements - 2 May 2020
Little blues at the Sand Sculpture Extravaganza - 7 January 2020
School children visiting the Penguin Shed - 10 December 2019
Penguins at the Port - Community rendezvous - 2 December 2019
Little penguin sites likely topping 300 - 6 September 2019
Port Tarakohe plans appear on track - 9 August 2019
Penguin Precinct for Port Tarakohe? - 19 July 2019
New Trust formed - 7 June 2019