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Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Te Korowai o Mihiwaka

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
Surcharge applies on public holidays

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.

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Orokonui is looking for an amazing Chef & Café Manager for the Horopito Café for maternity cover. This opportunity is for fixed term maternity cover for our Chef & Café Manager, for a period of 8-months, mid-March to mid-November 2024. The role encompasses all aspects of cafe management (staffing, stock control, food safety, financial management), plus…

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Help Count Kākā this Feb

Hundreds of hours of staff and volunteer time go towards caring for kākā at Orokonui. From keeping the sanctuary mammalian predator free, checking nest boxes, filling and cleaning feeders, banding and surveying, and educating people. It’s suffice to say these charismatic taoka keep us busy. But is all this mahi working? Are kākā numbers on…

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Orokonui #ValleyCam now live

Wherever you are in the world you can now see whats happening in the Orokonui valley using our new live #ValleyCam. This feed looks across the Orokonui valley towards one our our mauka/mountains Māpounui. This live camera looks across the Orokonui valley to Māpounui, from it we will be able to watch birds fly, plants…

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