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New Zealand Bird Rescue Centres

Department of Conservation
Emergency number for (native and endemic birds ONLY).
Phone: 0800 36 24 68 (0800 DOCHOTLine).
website: http://www.doc.govt.nz/offices
Auckland Region

Green Bay
Lyn MacDonald, NZ Bird Rescue Charitable Trust, Green Bay area (all birds).
74 Avonleigh Road, Green Bay
Phone: (09) 816-9219  EXT 1  (line may be busy if ringing after 5pm weekdays)
email: [email protected]

North Shore

Waiheke Island
Karen Saunders, Native Bird Rescue, Waiheke Island (Native birds except game birds).
Phone: 0204 739464
email: [email protected]
website: http://nativebirdrescue.nz/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nativebirdrescue
Bay of Islands

Russell
Gill Jackson (all birds).
4 Russell Heights Road, Russell, Bay of Islands
Phone: (09) 403-7109
Cell: 022 086 4540
email: [email protected]
website: www.flutterbyedays.blogspot.com
Coromandel

Whitianga
Gaye Butcher (all birds).
Bird & Animal Encounters and Mill Creek Campervan Park
OPEN 7 DAYS
Phone: (07) 866 0166
website: www.millcreekbirdpark.co.nz

Kuaotunu, (Coromandel surrounding area)
Annemieke Kregting (all birds except pet birds & dotterels).
Phone: 07 8695695
email: [email protected]
Christchurch Area

Christchurch

Jackie Stevenson
2a Glen Place, Parklands, Christchurch 8083
Phone: (03) 383-1488
email: [email protected]

Christchurch Penguin Rehabilitation
Thomas Stracke and Kristina Schutt
Phone: (03) 967-7733
Cell Phone: 021 027 31123
email: [email protected]

South Island Wildlife Hospital
60 Hussey Road
Northwood
Christchurch 8051
Mobile phone: 022 106 0170
email: wildlifehospital.co.nz

Susan Shannon
Native/Endemic Birds Only
Phone home: (03) 980-7554
Phone work: (03) 349-5311
Mobile: 027 7520 033

Lizzie Wilson
I foster and rescue non native birds only.
Mobile:  027 379 4348
email: [email protected]
Please note: 1) prefered method of contact is email or text
2) I am able to take in lost or unwanted pet birds like parrots, as well as wild non native birds.
Eastern Bay of Plenty
Bird Rescue Whakatane, (all wild birds).
Ian Drysdale
Cell Phone:  027 2090 567
email: [email protected]
website: Whakatane Bird Rescue
Hawkes Bay Area
Pam Turner (Not: Magpies, Mynahs, Rooks)
Phone: (06) 876-8995
Mobile: 027 204 7674
email: [email protected]

John Berry (not hawks)
Phone: (06) 877-6205
email: [email protected]
Invercargill and surrounding area
Bush Haven Native Bird Rehabilitation Trust (native, tui, kereru, bellbird, owls, kingfishers, parrots and southern falcon)
May & Russell Evans
49 Bryson Road, Otatara
Phone: (03) 213-0530
email: [email protected]
website: www.bushhaven.org
Masterton
Joanna McVeagh
phone: (06) 378 8235
email: [email protected]
Napier
Please contact your local Doc Office
Nelson
Natureland Wildlife Trust (Native/Endemic Birds Only)
Meg Rutledge, Director
1 Hounsell Circle,
Tahunanui Beach Reserve, Nelson.
phone: (03) 548 6166
email: [email protected]
Otago and surrounding areas
(native pigeons)
Nikola Hurring
c/o Doc Otago Conservancy
Phone: (03) 4770677 or 0800 362468
email: [email protected]
website: www.projectkereru.org.nz
Oxford, North Canterbury
Oxford Bird Rescue 77 Sales Rd, RD1, Oxford, North Canterbury
Raptor rescue and rehabilitation across the South Island
(all natives but we focus on birds of prey)
Scott & Tracey Bowman
Phone: 021 292 7861
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.oxfordbirdrescue.org.nz/
Palmerston (South Island)
Moeraki Lighthouse, RD 2 Palmerston, OTAGO 9482
Rosalie Goldsworthy, Penguin Rescue
Phone/Fax: (03) 439-4033
Cell Phone: 021 171 0832
email: [email protected]
website: www.penguins.org.nz
SKYPE: rosalie.goldsworthy
Palmerston North
Bird Rescue, Wanganui-Manawatu, S H 3, Turakina
Dawne Morton
Phone: (06)345-5037
Cell Phone: 027 453 5821
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.birdrescue.co.nz/

New Zealand Wildlife Health Centre
Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North
Phone: (06)350-5329 (Mon-Fri)
Queenstown
Kiwi Birdlife Park, Brecon St, Queenstown
Paul Kavanagh, Wildlife Manager
Phone: (03) 442-8059
email: [email protected]
website: http://kiwibird.co.nz/
Rotorua
Wingpspan Birds of Prey Trust, P.O.Box 993, Rotorua (raptors-falcon, hawks and owl)
Debb Stewart MNZM
Executive Director
Phone/Fax: (07) 357-4469
email: [email protected]
website: www.wingspan.co.nz
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wingspan-Birds-of-Prey-Trust/164861640212071
Taupo/Turangi
Taupo/Turangi Bird Rescue Trust (all birds)
Shelley Brown
Cell phone: 027 486 6620
email: [email protected]

Taupo/Turangi Bird Rescue Trust (all birds)
Carol Harwood, 8 Tongariro Street, Turangi.
Phone: (07) 386-6404
Cell Phone: 027 383 7017
email: [email protected]
Tauranga
ARRC (Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre), 56 Fraser Street, Tauranga
Sue Mackey, Co-Ordinator
Phone: (07) 579 9115
email: [email protected]

OROPI NATIVE BIRD CARE TRUST, (Natives/ Endemic and Penguins)
Chrissy Jefferson
Phone: (07) 543-1116
Cell Phone: 027 417 2891
email: [email protected]
Timaru
The New Zealand Raptor Trust, Timaru (specialise in hawks, falcons and owls)
Ron Lindsay
Phone: 027 448 9044
email: [email protected]
website:  https://www.facebook.com/nzraptor/
Waikato / King Country
Wildcare (all birds)
Bill Smith
Phone: (07) 824 2028
Cell Phone: 021 274 4256
email: [email protected]

Bird Rescue - Waikato (all birds)
Robyn Newman
Cell Phone: 022 084 4200

Wildcare (all birds)
Sam Rufus
Cell Phone: 021 917 322
email: [email protected]

Bird Rescue - Waikato (all birds)
Judy Fentress
Phone: (07)823-6942
email: [email protected]
Wanganui-Manawatu
Bird Rescue, Wanganui-Manawatu, S H 3, Turakina
Dawne Morton
Phone: (06)345-5037
Cell Phone: 027 453 5821
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.birdrescue.co.nz/
Wellington
The Nest Te Kohanga Wellington Zoo Trust (Accepts most native animals)
113 Russell Tce, Newtown, Wellington
Phone: (04) 803-0764
email: [email protected]
Website: Wellington Zoo

Wellington Bird Rehabilitation Trust (Water Fowl Rehabilitation Only)
Wellington Region Only
Craig Shepherd
Phone: 0508 NZ BIRD (0508 69 2473) 8am to 7pm only please
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.wbrt.org.nz/
Whangarei
Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre Inc
Robert & Robyn Webb
Phone: 09 438 1457
Cell Phone:  027 675 0564
email: [email protected]
website: http://www.nbr.org.nz/

Information for this page is compiled by Rosemary Tully;  Last updated 29 May 2019.
Please email any additions or corrections to: [email protected];  Contact Phone No.: O7 543 3570.
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