Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre


  • Animal
  • Cafe
  • Farm

Just 20 minutes north of Masterton is Pukaha Mount Bruce, which is conserving some of New Zealand’s most rare and endangered wildlife and is of nationwide significance. Pukaha is home to three white Kiwi, including Manukura the first of the trio to hatch and that made headlines all round the world. It also features a Kiwi House which includes enlarged Kiwi enclosures, a Kiwi incubator and brooding rooms where Kiwi hatch, are hand raised and fed from October to April (breeding season). The facility also includes a 50 seat theatre continuously screening three short films. Visitors can walk tour through native bush, enjoy talk, and take in comprehensive information and the café

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