Common native birds you will see

Australasian Harrier
Piwakawaka or Fantail
Riroriro or Greywarbler
Ruru or Morepork
Shining Cuckoo
Miromiro or Tomtit
Korimako or Bellbird
Tauhou or Silvereye
New Zealand Pipit
Kotare or Kingfisher
Popokotea or Whitehead

Occasional Visitors

Koekoea or Long-tailed Cuckoo
Karearea or New Zealand Falcon
North Island Kaka

You and your familty can get involved in Greening Taupō by participating in one of our Community Planting Days or getting stuck in right in your own backyard.  

who are we?

Greening Taupō has been established to improve the Taupō environment for the people and native wildlife - it's an opportunity to participate in a community conservation initiative.  Find out more or learn about 'the value of trees'


Check out the map for the project area that is nearest to you.  Areas have been identified across Taupō that form ecological corridors that are best suited to allow bird and other native wildlife to flourish.

our partners

Greening Taupō is pleased to have awesome support from the Taupō community.  Other key partners include Taupō District Council, Contact Energy and Wairakei Resort Taupō.  Find out more about our partners or become a partner.