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Campaign to raise $300,000 for a Bird Flu Preparation Fund!

A highly contagious and deadly strain of avian influenza, commonly known as “bird flu,” is feared to land in New Zealand for the first time. To cope with this potential outbreak BirdCare Aotearoa needs support. “Bird flu,” is caused by the H5N1 virus, which has been wreaking havoc across Asia and Europe, and has recently been detected on ...

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Posted: June 21, 2024Category: Uncategorized

(Past Event) Watch our Second Annual Virtual Baby Shower on Facebook

Available to view on Facebook 05/11/2023, 1:45pm-3:30pm Join our hosts as they discuss what it takes to raise hundreds of native and non-native babies every summer, hear more about our centre, get a peek at the birds in care, see our wish list, and ask questions via the comments! Event was hosted on Facebook Live https://fb.watch/ox9prY6T9H/

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Posted: May 3, 2024Category: Uncategorized

Huge appreciation to Gree NZ and Realcold

A massive thanks to Gree New Zealand and Realcold NZ Ltd for donating two Gree Weka Hi-wall airconditioning units for our nurseries! Another huge thanks to Koolmakers for the installation of the units! It’s so important to be able to control the temperature in our nurseries to keep our patients comfortable even in the summer ...

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Posted: November 25, 2023Category: Uncategorized

Thank you to Tael – Business Advisors & Chartered Accountants

Our enormous gratitude to Tael – Business Advisors & Chartered Accountants for providing complimentary advice to BirdCare Aotearoa! Tael’s expert assistance is greatly appreciated as our charity seeks new ideas for financial support and sponsorship opportunities to secure a sustainable future for our wild bird hospital. Thank you very much Tael Solutions Ltd, your support is ...

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Posted: October 30, 2023Category: Uncategorized

Thank you to Pub Charity for funding $10,800 towards one of our Native Nursery team members!

The funding provided for one of our native bird nursery team member’s wages contributed to the successful raising of hundreds of orphaned native chicks at BirdCare Aotearoa.A few examples of native chicks which were raised by our dedicated team are tūī, ruru/moreporks, kererū/NZ (wood) pigeons, kōtare/kingfishers, pīwakawaka/fantails, pipiwharauroa/shining cuckoo, tahou/silvereyes, riroriro/grey warblers, kahu/swamp harrrier (hawk), ...

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Posted: August 15, 2023Category: Uncategorized

Good in the Hood: A huge thank you to Z Energy!

BirdCare Aotearoa received a total of $2,780 as a result of the awesome votes received at the following four stations: Z Mairangi Bay, Milford, Sylvia Park & Tom Pearce Drive (airport) We are so grateful for the wonderful support – this will help to feed many hungry baby birds this summer!        

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Posted: June 29, 2023Category: Fundraising

Thank you, Karcher!

BirdCare Aotearoa would like to give a huge thank you to Kärcher Home & Garden for donating a professional steam cleaner, commercial grade wet & dry vacuum cleaner, and a quiet, compact dry vacuum cleaner for using in the hospital. The equipment was specially delivered to us by a Technical Sales Representative to show us ...

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Posted: June 29, 2023Category: Fundraising

A very big thank you!

A big thank you to two very special girls! BirdCare Aotearoa would like to thank sisters Scarlett (10) and Mila (7) who raised $510 from their fundraiser at St Joseph’s school in Orakei www.facebook.com/sjorakei Scarlett and Mila sold chocolate chip cookies, lolly cakes and homemade lemonade. They love animals, and have also fundraised for the ...

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Posted: June 29, 2023Category: Fundraising

Generosity Generator: thank you for helping us raise over $20,000!

Our Generosity Generator crowdfunder has now closed. Thanks to your incredible generosity, we raised over $20,000! This is a huge boost ahead of what we expect to be our busiest ever baby bird season. Heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you who donated, shared our campaign with others, or helped in any other way. ...

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Posted: June 29, 2023Category: Uncategorized

Protect our Petrels – New website

Introducing a new website www.protectourpetrels.com coordinated by BirdCare Aotearoa team member and University of Auckland PhD student Ariel-Micaiah Heswall along with other passionate individuals, with the goal of promoting the conservation of Aotearoa’s native seabirds.  About Driven by a passion to conserve seabirds, Protect Our Petrels began in 2022 when Auckland community members decided that enough ...

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Posted: January 1, 2023Category: Uncategorized