Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Community Organisation

Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre
85379 State Highway
Mount Bruce 5881
270 days ago

Father's Day at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Emily Court from Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Bring Dad up this Sunday for our Big Kiwi Breakfast at Kākā Café! This special is only available during Father's Day.
Join us by the roaring fire and listen to the morning chorus of our native birds.
Afterwards, immerse yourself in nature. Dad's go FREE this Sunday, and don't … View more
Bring Dad up this Sunday for our Big Kiwi Breakfast at Kākā Café! This special is only available during Father's Day.
Join us by the roaring fire and listen to the morning chorus of our native birds.
Afterwards, immerse yourself in nature. Dad's go FREE this Sunday, and don't forget our Hapori Rates if you are local!

Daily Talk Times

11:00 am Reptiles and Forgotten Fauna
12:00 pm Kiwi
1:30 pm Longfin Eel
3:00 pm Kākā


Big Kiwi Breakfast: $22.50 per person.
Other items and breakfast available from our menu board.

Normal Entry Prices:
Adults: $20
Children: $6
Family (2 adults & up to 4 children): $50

Hapori (locals) Rates:
Half Price Entry - please bring proof of address

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284 days ago

500 new Pūkaha members for Conservation Week!

Emily Court from Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Conservation Week this year, Pūkaha is aiming to sign up 500 new members!
Various types to suit everyone:
• Individual
• Family
• Community
Business
Enrich your own spiritual essence by connecting to the forest with unlimited entry for 12 months; … View more
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Conservation Week this year, Pūkaha is aiming to sign up 500 new members!
Various types to suit everyone:
• Individual
• Family
• Community
Business
Enrich your own spiritual essence by connecting to the forest with unlimited entry for 12 months; 10% off at Kākā café and the gift shop. Be first in line with preferrential event bookings and a monthly eNewsletter.
So rongo te mauri: feel life’s essence and become a Pūkaha member today.

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304 days ago

Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre Wedding Venue Open Day

Emily Court from Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Sunday 11th August 2019
11:00am – 3:00pm

Are you passionate about conservation and our natural wildlife? Would you like your wedding to contribute positively to our forest ecosystem instead of landfill? Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre in the beautiful Tararua/Wairarapa is the wedding venue … View more
Sunday 11th August 2019
11:00am – 3:00pm

Are you passionate about conservation and our natural wildlife? Would you like your wedding to contribute positively to our forest ecosystem instead of landfill? Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre in the beautiful Tararua/Wairarapa is the wedding venue you have dreamed of.

Discover the intimate, eco-friendly Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre wedding venue.
Enjoy guided tours to the Redwood grove ceremony space in the wildlife reserve.
Meet professionals from local wedding businesses and get excited about your wedding plans. You could find your photographer, celebrant, stylist, florist and more all in one day!

Every couple receives a goodie bag!
Entry by koha.

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325 days ago

Get into nature these school holidays!

Emily Court from Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

It's not too late! Book a place for your child in the Junior Ranger Holiday Programme at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre. Just ten minutes from Eketahuna and 20 minutes from Masterton, this promises to be another awesome adventure for our tamariki. There will be bug hunts, bird feed makers, … View moreIt's not too late! Book a place for your child in the Junior Ranger Holiday Programme at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre. Just ten minutes from Eketahuna and 20 minutes from Masterton, this promises to be another awesome adventure for our tamariki. There will be bug hunts, bird feed makers, forest learning and wading for freshwater creatures.

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Price: $30 per day (incl, lunch)

Email: info@pukaha.org.nz
Phone: 06 375 8004

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334 days ago

Celebrate a Forest Matariki

Emily Court from Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Come learn about Māori traditions and how they connect with our forest wonderland at Pūkaha!

This July 6th sees the return of Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s Matariki celebration. A full day of activities is planned, with weaving and traditional clay flute making (uku) as well as … View more
Come learn about Māori traditions and how they connect with our forest wonderland at Pūkaha!

This July 6th sees the return of Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s Matariki celebration. A full day of activities is planned, with weaving and traditional clay flute making (uku) as well as storytelling sessions, kapa haka performances and a hangi dinner with steamed pudding dessert. A night tour into the forest lead by local researcher, Joe Potangaroa and ecologist Tara Swan will also take place, giving visitors the chance to better understand the relationship between stars and forest.

All children will receive a free activity booklet.

Advance bookings are required.

Contact - events@pukaha.org.nz for more information.

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