Where to see kiwi

Many facilities around New Zealand are home to kiwi, plus there are places where, if you’re lucky, you could see one in the wild too.

where kiwi live in nz

See kiwi in captivity

Pukaha Mount Bruce
North Island
West Coast Wildlife Centre
South Island
Columbus Zoo
Overseas Facilities


North America


See kiwi in the wild

North Island

Rotoroa Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland
Trounson Kauri Park, Waipoua Forest, Northland
Aroha Island Ecological Centre, Kerikeri
Kiwi Wildlife Tours, Warkworth
Zealandia: The Karori Sanctuary Experience, Wellington
Kapiti Island Alive, Kapiti Island
Habitat Tours, Tawharanui – Freephone: 0800 422 868 (0800 HABTOUR)
Russell Nature Walks, Russell, 027 908 2334

Learn more about kiwi

North Island Brown Kiwi

Kiwi species

All kiwi are the same, right? Wrong. There are actually five different species of kiwi, all with their own unique features.


Kiwi dog attack

Threats to kiwi

The national kiwi population is under attack from many different threats, including predators, loss of habitat, and people.


How you can help

Many hands make light work. Keen to join the mission to save the kiwi? Here are some ways you can help.

Protecting Kiwi – Koko

Protect kiwi

For kiwi to thrive, we all need to work together. Find out what you can do to help save the kiwi, wherever in Aotearoa you happen to be.



To continuing saving the kiwi, conservation groups need funding. Support the mission by making a donation, setting up a fundraising project, or engaging with other fundraising initiatives.


Shop for kiwi

Show your support for Save the Kiwi and some of our wonderful sponsors by purchasing products that will help us do more of what we do.


Donate a day


Make a quick donation, donate a day of annual leave or invest to save the kiwi.


Awhina mai ki a hoki te kiwi ki te wao tapu nui a Tāne
Help return kiwi to where they used to live

Donations over $5 are tax-deductable in Aotearoa. Thank you for supporting kiwi conservation.