Fiordland crested penguinTawaki

Conservation status
In serious trouble

A tawaki appears from the surf to hop across the sand, then make its way into the … rainforest? That's right. These are the only penguin in the world to live deep in the rainforest on the south-western corner of New Zealand.

Campaign Manager

Naylor Love Wellington

Naylor Love Wellington are proud to support the tawaki (Fiordland crested penguin). The current tawaki population is between 2,500 and 3,000 breeding pairs and has been in decline since the 1950s. Naylor Love loves penguins!!!! #NaylorLovesPenguins

Fiordland crested penguin

Photo: Destination Fiordland