Pukaha News

National Conservation Award for Pukaha Chair

A National ‘Service to Conservation’ Award was presented to Pukaha Mount Bruce Chair Bob Francis at the annual New Zealand Zoo and Aquarium Association Conference held in Rotorua on 22 and 23 July. 

Mr Francis was nominated by general manager Helen Tickner for his dedication to conservation at Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, in particular his ability to lead the Board from the position as Chair and also his fundraising skills.

Pukaha Aviary to take flight!

Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre is on track to opening a state of the art free flight aviary early next year following a significant grant of $500,000 from the Lottery Grants Board.

We're celebrating success!

The team at Pukaha Mount Bruce are celebrating having again been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and also retaining their Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity and Enviro Gold Status with an increased score from 76% to 91%.