Welcome to

Kereru Discovery

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

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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.

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About Kereru

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

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Kereru friendly plants

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

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Kereru emergency

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

1921
The year kereru gained total protection
1
The number of eggs laid per clutch
21
The number of years kereru can live
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The total number sighted in The Great Kereru Count 2014

Join The Great Kereru Count 2014

22 September - 5 October

Get ready to start counting!

The Great Kereru Count 2014 – 22 September to 5 October. Count as many Kereru as you can over the two weeks while you are out and about! There are TWO great ways to add your kereru sightings – from your computer or on your mobile device.
Moble Device: Just download the FREE Thundermaps App
 Download itunes APP   or   Download Android APP
Computer:  Simply jump on the Kereru Count website or Kereru Count Thundermaps Page
Kereru Count website  or  Kereru Count on Thundermaps
 

Calling all Wellingtonians – Let’s show New Zealand we can make the Kereru count!

"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