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80 Duvaucel’s gecko now reside at Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary, the first mainland population of this largest NZ lizard for at least 60 if not 100 years.

Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society Christmas Party Time once again to celebrate the end of the year! Enjoy a special barbeque lunch with fellow volunteers and members. THANK YOU for all your hard work throughout the year and we will see you in 2017.

AGM and committee elections.

TOSSI T-shirts are now available for purchase at $25 each. They will be available at the Work Day each month and most Tuesday's at the Nursery, or by contacting Roger Grove on (09) 422 3459.

During February the Takehē were given their annual health check.

Create homes for birds!

Thanks to all those who helped at the 2019 Planting Days

4th June : 168 volunteers - 5,208 plants

7th July : 215 volunteers - 4,393 plants

4th August : 146 volunteers - 5,440 plants

Corporate and Nursery Team - 742 plants