Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Nau Mai, Haere Mai, Ki Te Korowai o Mihiwaka

Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9:30am – 4:30pm

Horopito Cafe is open 10am – 3pm

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Orokonui is a 307 hectare biodiversity sanctuary near Dunedin, New Zealand. Home to many threatened species and habitats, Orokonui’s long term goal is to ensure its species and community thrive.

Getting groovy for conservation

Recently the visitor’s centre played host to a gathering of a different sort of wildlife, with the St Margarets College disco themed ball. After some research online the organising students found that no other venue stood our quite like Orokonui. Over the years Orokonui has hosted everything from weddings and concerts, to corporate meetings and…

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Local Businesses Secure Future of Environmental Education at Orokonui

The future looks bright for school visits to Orokonui, thanks to a group of local corporate sponsors stepping up to fund the Ecosanctuary’s beloved environmental education programme. Port Otago, Wenita Forest Products, Pioneer Energy, and Viridian Glass have all made multi-year commitments to support the programme, which delivers enriching wildlife experiences for more than 6,000…

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