Date: 15 March 2017
DOC ranger Malcolm visits the whio creche at the Tongariro National Trout Centre with Conservation Dog Fern.
The blue duck/whio is only found in New Zealand. It is a nationally vulnerable species and faces a risk of becoming extinct.
April is Whio Awareness Month. Take part in events and competitions that celebrate and promote our endangered blue duck.
Genesis is partnering with DOC to extend its support for the Whio Forever Recovery Programme