Category Archives: Education

World Albatross Day 19 June 2020

Did you know that tomorrow, Fri 19 June,  Dunedin is going to be the first place on the planet to celebrate inaugural World Albatross Day? Come and join us in the Octagon from 8.30am for some avian adventures... Celebrate Inaugural World Albatross Day with our team! Be first on the planet. When?  |  8.30am-9.30am Friday [...]

Locals of Locals of Taiaroa Head

Welcome to the second edition of our newsletter highlighting resources for you to incorporate into your distance teaching – we have educational resources for both primary and secondary level. Remember to check out our Royal Cam chick – at three months old she is very fluffy and growing fast, already taking a few steps from her nest and stretching her […]

Albatross Update: September 2018

As we make our way into the new Albatross breeding season, so far 11 chicks have fledged for their first ever flight to make their big journey around the southern hemisphere to spend 5 years out at sea before returning back to land at Pukekura “Taiaroa Head”, 2 Albatross chicks are still here waiting for […]

Albatross Update: March 2018

Albatross Update: March 2018 13 Albatross Chicks are currently doing well, unfortunately one died recently due to unknown reason. We still have 4 Albatross Chicks nesting on view of the Observatory that we can see on our tours. 14 chicks were sexed, there are 9 Females and 4 male and 1 unknown. Chicks are currently […]