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Kereru Discovery

Protecting Kereru


Kereru Discovery; helping you protect kereru in your neighbourhood and your own backyard.


Top ten things you can do

The Top 10 list of simple things that you can do to help kererū in and around your home.


About Kereru

All you need to know about Kererū (kūkupa, kūkū) The New Zealand Native Wood Pigeon.


Kereru friendly plants

It doesn’t matter what garden style you prefer, it is easy to provide habitat for Kereru.


Kereru emergency

Emergency? call Department of Conservation native bird rescue hotline 0800 36 24 68

The year kereru gained total protection
The number of eggs laid per clutch
The number of years kereru can live
The total number sighted in The Great Kereru Count 2014

"A flock of kereru is awesome to see. The sound of their combined wings makes my hairs stand on end."

− JD - from Wellington

"Watching a couple of kereru shuffle along a power line is hilarious."

− Tony - from Wellington

"I love Kereru in their crisp white singlets, they’re so funny"

− Amber - from Wellington

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