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Colorcote gets in behind New Zealand’s National Wildlife Centre

Pukaha Mt Bruce, New Zealand’s National Wildlife Centre, is the country’s most established and successful wildlife and captive breeding centre. Set in 943 hectares of ancient podocarp forest north of Masterton in the lower North Island, Pukaha Mt Bruce is home to many of New Zealand’s rare and endangered bird species including takahe, kokako, kaka, hihi (stitchbird) and our native icon the kiwi. It is also home to tuatara and monster native long-finned eels

As part of its commitment to our native environment, Pacific Coilcoaters recently helped support the filming of a television documentary pilot that will hopefully bring world-wide recognition of the work being done at Pukaha Mt Bruce.

Feature image: The documentary crew with Mauriora, a rare white North Island Brown kiwi, in the bush at Pukaha Mt Bruce.

L/r; Cameraman Ted O’Brien and Pukaha Mt Bruce staff and volunteers Claire Mills, Helen Tickner (general manager), Laura Saba and Gary Anderson show off their ColorCote ZM8 gear

L/r; Cameraman Ted O’Brien and Pukaha Mt Bruce staff and volunteers Claire Mills, Helen Tickner (general manager), Laura Saba and Gary Anderson show off their ColorCote ZM8 gear

Group pic of crew at Pukaha Mt Bruce

Group pic of crew at Pukaha Mt Bruce