Welcome to the Tawaki Project, a long-term study of the marine ecology, breeding biology and population dynamics of the world's least known, most enigmatic penguin species - the Fiordland penguin or Tawaki.
12.04.2021 - It's happening
Latest research diary entries
It is happening! After three years, we finally got the research permits for the subantarctic...Read post...
Transponder gate is back We managed to get the transponder gate back out this weekend...Read post...
Hidden colonies We know that tawaki aren't easy to find. Where do you start looking for them?Read post...
The Tawaki Project is a collaboration of New Zealand Penguin Initiative, Antarctic Research Trust,Global Penguin Society, West Coast Penguin Trust, New Zealand Department of Conservation, and University of Otago