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Our places

Kiwi Ranger is a great way to really get to know this country’s special places. There are 16 places to explore, some close to our cities, others found in our amazing National Parks. Click on the badge to find out…

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Tiritiri Matangi

    Welcome! Only 35 years ago the island of Tiritiri Matangi was almost completely a big paddock. Now it’s been replanted in native forest and is home to some of our rarest birds like takahē, kokako, and tīeke.  …

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Ahuriri Estuary

Welcome! In the heart of Napier is Ahuriri Estuary. Kiwi Ranger will guide you to discover why this place is so amazing and why it’s such an important home for many special birds and animals.   Activities include… Find out…

About Kiwi Ranger

Celebrating the launch of Kiwi Ranger at the Rimutaka Forest Park

Explore Catchpool Valley – the most popular entrance to Rimutaka Forest Park

Wellington families there’s heaps you can do at Rimutaka Forest Park with Kiwi Ranger. Draw wild designs inspired by nature, map birdsong in the park, go on a Rimutaka scavenger hunt, wriggle your toes in the pristine mountain water, or,…

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Experience kiwi country with Whakatane Footsteps of Toi

Take your kids out and do the Whakatane Footsteps of Toi Kiwi Ranger to discover more about this beautiful slice of NZ. The activities give you a chance to step off the pavement into kiwi country to experience the sights…

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Become a Kiwi Ranger at Te Āpiti Manawatū Gorge

Te Āpiti Manawatū Gorge Kiwi Ranger Has just launched! Get your booklets from Te Manawa or the iSites in Palmerston North and Woodville.

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Unlock the treasures of Te Urewera

Lake Waikaremoana is the jewel of Te Urewera and home of the Tuhoe people. Waikaremoana is full of hidden treasures awaiting discovery and the Kiwi Ranger booklet will guide you to ‘unlock the treasure chest’ to find adventure wherever you…

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Experience kiwi country with Whakatane Footsteps of Toi

Take your kids out and do the Whakatane Footsteps of Toi Kiwi Ranger to discover more about this beautiful slice of NZ. The activities give you a chance to step off the pavement into kiwi country to experience the sights…

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Here’s Te Urewera’s new badge…

On the badge you can also make out the symbol of Hinepukohurani on the lake

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