Terms & conditions:

  • The funding provided may only be applied to the project specified within the funding application and approved by The Kiwi Trust (trading as Save the Kiwi).
  • The funded project must be referred to, both verbally and in writing, as an initiative being carried out in association with Save the Kiwi.
  • The funding period is from July 1st through to June 30th the following year. The funded work must occur within this time period.
  • The support of Save the Kiwi must be acknowledged in all appropriate organisational publications, including, but not limited to: annual reports, website pages, brochures, and any other publications where a list of sponsors, donors and/or supporters could be reasonably expected to appear.
  • If required by The Kiwi Trust, the funded organisation will display appropriate signs in association with the project, detailing the support of the Trust and the project’s association with Save the Kiwi. Any such signs will be provided by the Trust at the Trust’s expense.
  • The funded organisation will provide reasonable access to the project as requested by the Trust’s executive director, trustees and/or regional coordinators.
  • Save the Kiwi may, in consultation with the funded organisation, organise media and/or other official events at the project site. Save the Kiwi may also, from time-to-time and in consultation with the funded organisation, issue media releases about the project.
  • Save the Kiwi will pay the full amount granted to the funded organisation on or before 30 September of the financial year the funding is provided.
  • The funded organisation will provide to Save the Kiwi an interim progress report on the project no later than 9th April in the financial year for which funding is provided, and a final report no later than 30th July at the conclusion of the financial year for which funding was provided.
  • Projects undertaking pest and predator control will be required to provide data from call count monitoring (minimum six sites) every two years.
  • Projects will be required to have a Health and Safety plan. This is one of the requirements from our funder.
Kiwi advocacy


We’re all in this together. Save the Kiwi works to raise awareness about the plight of the kiwi and what is being done to help via social media, regular newsletters, and media publicity. (Photo credit: Jenny Feaver)

Predator Control - Ferret

Predator control

Stoats, ferrets, rats, dogs, and other predators are the greatest risk to the kiwi population. Find out more about predators, the harm they cause to our native taonga, and what we can do to help.


Kiwi avoidance dog training

Kiwi avoidance training

Dogs are the biggest threat to adult kiwi. Learn about a method that can successfully teach dogs how to avoid kiwi when they come across them in the wild.


Kiwi egg handling

Operation Nest Egg

Operation Nest Egg is a national kiwi breeding programme which grows kiwi numbers much faster than they could in the wild. Find out more about what and who is involved. (Photo credit: Jenny Feaver)


Kohanga Kiwi

Kōhanga Kiwi

Kōhanga Kiwi is a ground-breaking strategy that both preserves current numbers of kiwi and increases them. Learn about this world-leading conservation initiative.


Crombie Lockwood Kiwi Burrow

Gallagher Kiwi Burrow

The Gallagher Kiwi Burrow (formerly known as the Crombie Lockwood Kiwi Burrow) is Save the Kiwi’s kiwi incubation, hatching, and brooding facility. Learn about the facility and the chicks that temporarily call this facility home.



Whānau, hapū, iwi & kiwi

Kaitiakitanga is integral to the spiritual, cultural, and social life of tangata whenua. Find out how Save the Kiwi is committed to supporting Māori leadership in kiwi and wider efforts to restore the health of the whenua. 


Jobs for Nature

Jobs for Nature

In 2020, Save the Kiwi was awarded Jobs for Nature funding which was redistributed to various kiwi conservation projects. Find out about these projects and the environmental gains they’re seeing. (Photo credit: Jenny Feaver)


Kiwi research


An enormous amount of research about the kiwi population has been undertaken over the years. Learn about the research behind Save the Kiwi’s vision.