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Donation Details Below

Thank you for supporting BirdCare Aotearoa wild bird hospital! Life-saving care costs an average of $100 per bird.

To help the sustainability of our life-saving care, become a Friend of BirdCare Aotearoa by giving a recurring donation to save thousands of wild birds 💚

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Donation by bank transfer

You can also make a one-off donation or set up an automatic payment (AP) directly into our bank account.

When donating by bank transfer, please include the details below and email so that we can say thank you and send you a receipt.

Account name: BirdCare Aotearoa
Account number: 12-3029-0421056-50
Particulars: Surname, First name
Code: Your contact phone number
Reference: ‘One-off’ (for a one-off donation) or ‘AP_frequency of donation’ (for a recurring donation) e.g. ‘AP_weekly,’ ‘AP_monthly’

If you make a one-off donation, we will send you a receipt within 30 days. If you set up a regular donation, we will send you one receipt at the end of the financial year (March).

BirdCare Aotearoa is a registered charity, registration no. CC37288, IRD no. 099-610-379. All donations over $5 are tax deductible.

BirdCare Aotearoa operates in New Zealand, uses SSL, does not store credit card details, and all payments are handled by a secure PCI compliant, third party.

Everything we do depends on the generosity of people like you. We receive no government funding and rely entirely on our wonderful supporters to help us provide life-saving care for thousands of birds every year.

The most effective way to support us is by becoming a regular donor. Your regular donation will give us stability, allow us to plan for the future, and ensure that our doors remain open all year round.

We need around $650,000 each year to provide food, medication and housing for our patients and to fund our small team.

  • $10 helps buy fresh fruit for tauhou (silvereye)
  • $20 provides fresh nectar for four tūī
  • $50 goes towards care for one bird a day
  • $100 helps fund pain relief and physiotherapy for six kererū
  • $200 can buy fresh crustaceans and fish for kororā (little blue penguin), tākapu (Australasian gannet) and tītī (Cook’s petrel) for one month
  • $500 helps fund one week of food for our hospital patients
  • $1,000 supports veterinary care, surgery and x-rays for ten birds
  • $5,000 buys one year of live insects – vital for the rehabilitation of birds such as kōtare (kingfisher), pīwakawaka (fantail), riroriro (grey warbler) and warou (welcome swallow)


       Thank you for your support!