After twenty years on the Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary Society (TOSSI) committee, the last eight as chairperson, Alison Stanes QSM (Queen’s Service Medal) has retired. Of course, she has only retired from the committee, and we
New Home for Wētāpunga On Friday 28th October 220 Wētāpunga (Deinacrida heteracanthawere) were released at Tawharanui. The project was a collaboration between Auckland Council, Ngāti Manuhiri settlement Trust, Butterfly Creek and TOSSI. They were taken
Kiwi call count monitoring has finished at Tāwharanui Regional Park for another year. Thank you to those who braved the cold and were so co-operative when filling gaps in the roster at the last minute.
After a three month hiatus, the nursery group got back into action on Thursday 11 November. Since then, under Covid restrictions and guidelines a limited number of volunteers began the task of pricking out about