Wairakei Wildlife Sanctuary

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The predator free sanctuary that we have at Wairakei, offers a safe haven to fallow deer and many birdlife including mixed colour pheasants, guinea fowl, peking ducks and our nation’s icon, the kiwi, which are all free to roam around the course.

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Auckland Zoo staff came to Wairakei to give our takahe chick a health check. Zookeepers Tania and Chris are weighing our takahe chick. He/she is a whopping which is considered heavy for a takahe chick. Fallow Deer, Peking Duck, Guinea Fowl, Auckland, Color Mixing, Wildlife, March, Health, Check

Auckland Zoo staff came to Wairakei to give our takahe chick a health check. Zookeepers Tania and Chris are weighing our takahe chick. He/she is a whopping 2.65kg, which is considered heavy for a takahe chick. March 2016.

Takahe chick mother, Matariki, also had a health check during the Auckland zookeepers visit last week. She weighed when she arrived in August 2015 and she now weighs March Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, Auckland, Color Mixing, Wildlife, March, Health, Check, Health Care

Takahe chick mother, Matariki, also had a health check during the Auckland zookeepers visit last week. She weighed 2.7kg when she arrived in August 2015 and she now weighs 3kg. March 2016.

Auckland Zoo staff came to Wairakei to give our takahe chick a health check. This is zookeeper Chris and our chick after having ID bands attached and it's immunization jab. Fallow Deer, S Icon, Peking Duck, Guinea Fowl, Auckland, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Bands, March

Auckland Zoo staff came to Wairakei to give our takahe chick a health check. This is zookeeper Chris and our chick after having ID bands attached and it's immunization jab. March 2016.

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, Safe Haven, January 2016, Predator, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January 2016.

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, January 2016, Predator, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf, Animals

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January 2016.

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, January 2016, Predator, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf, Bird

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January 2016.

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, January 2016, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf, Animals, Animaux, Animal

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January 2016.

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, January 2016, Predator, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf, Birds, Animals

Sammy, the first Takahe chick to hatch at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Photo taken by Neil Moffat, January 2016.

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, Conservation, Color Mixing, Photo Credit, Ranger, December, Wildlife, Golf

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December 2015. Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary.

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, Predator, Conservation, Color Mixing, Photo Credit, Ranger, Wildlife

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December 2015. Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary.

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, Predator, Conservation, Color Mixing, Photo Credit, Ranger, December, Wildlife

First takahe chick at Wairakei, photo taken December 2015. Photo credit credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger. — at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary.

Hughesy, named after Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, with game keeper Jeff Willis. Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, Safe Haven, Predator, Color Mixing, September, Wildlife, Game

Hughesy, named after Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, with game keeper Jeff Willis. September 2015

Mojo the kiwi chick, October Wairakei golf + Sanctuary Fallow Deer, Peking Duck, Guinea Fowl, Kiwi, Color Mixing, New Zealand, Wildlife, October, Golf

Mojo the kiwi chick, October 2015, Wairakei golf + Sanctuary

Falcon caring for it's chicks at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary, November Fallow Deer, S Icon, Guinea Fowl, November 2015, Predator, Color Mixing, Wildlife, Golf, Animals

Falcon caring for it's chicks at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary, November 2015.

The first takahe chick born at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Parents, Matariki and Hauhanga pictured with the chick. Hatched around the end of October Fallow Deer, Guinea Fowl, Predator, Color Mixing, Parents, Wildlife, October, Golf, Pictures

The first takahe chick born at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary. Parents, Matariki and Hauhanga pictured with the chick. Hatched around the end of October 2015.