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Photos courtesy of the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust

Matakohe Holiday Park proudly supports
The Yellow-Eyed Penguin Trust

The Yellow-Eyed Penguin is one of the rarest in the world, a unique species found only along the eastern coast line of the south island from Banks Peninsula, on Stewart Island, And sub Antarctic Islands.

Named (Hoiho) meaning noise shouter

The biggest threat to these birds are Humans, this is where the Caring people of “Yellow-Eyed Penguin Trust“ are so important to the survival of the species. The birds need separation form human intervention, with viewing only done through specially prepared hides.

The Yellow-Eyed Penguin Trust

A Dunedin based charitable trust, Patron Anton Oliver, Are recognized nationally and internationally for their biodiversity work in coastal habitat and management.

Conservation activity is now undertaken wherever Yellow-Eyed Penguin are found.
Reserves established, Fencing and replanting of breeding areas, A Nursery for propagating the plants, Pest control and Research and advocacy.

Education of paramount importance

OUR MISSION – To work towards an increase in the number of Yellow-Eyed Penguin on a self sustaining basis within our natural coastal ecosystem

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 Photos courtesy of the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust

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