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Takahē, is one of the most endangered and protected birds in New Zealand. Knowing that, it is amazing to be able to meet this precious bird, face to face, without even a fence, in Orokonui Ecosanctuary. @dunedinwildlife_nz..
Photo by Izumi Schmidt-Uchida

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Wild Dunedin —

The planned festival was to start this Friday 17th April and would have been our fifth festival. We would like to thank those who have made this annual festival possible. They have all continued to stand by us with the postponement of the programme till 2021, so Wild Thanks to you all.

Thank you Dunedin City Council for standing by us and being our major funder through Event Funding and Dunedin Enterprise for promoting our festival.

Dunedin City Council — Image by: Tom Barnett

Thank you to Otago Community Trust who have increased their support of the festival to allow us to introduce the free WIld Bus trips allowing people to access our special wild places. 

Otago Community Trust

Thank you Otago Regional Council for continued support of the festival as our Gold Sponsor.  Our first festival in 2016 would not have happened without Otago Regional Council as their sponsorship enabled us to pay for the printing of our festival programme.

Otago Regional Council

Thank you to Dunedin Airport for supporting us for two festivals as Silver Sponsors and we look forward to working together again in the future when local tourism starts up again.

Dunedin Airport

Thank you to University of Otago for being a festival partner and supporting the festival as a Silver Sponsor.

University of Otago

Thank you to EMM Haynes Charitable Trust and SBS Bank for the grants they made to support the festival.

SBS Bank — Image by: Tom Barnett (Hail)

Thank you to all the supporting organisations who give us services for free or discounted. The list is long and this festival happens through these Dunedin companies wanting to support Dunedin as the wildlife capital of Aotearoa.