HIT US WITH YOUR BEST SHOT! This year's photo comp is open, until 31 July. Terms and conditions apply - find out more, here.
ABOUT THE HAMILTON HALO PROJECT: Find out more about the work we do and who's involved in this project.
REPORT A NATIVE BIRD SIGHTING: Let us know if you see a korimako, kākā, kererū, tūī or kārearea in the Waikato region!
TUI: Many tui visit the city over winter (May to August) looking for food. Until recently, only one tui fledgling had been recorded in Hamilton.
BELLBIRDS: Bellbirds are only found in New Zealand, and until recently had not been seen in Hamilton for more than a century.
KERERU: The kereru is New Zealand’s only surviving native pigeon and they are currently fighting for survival.
MOREPORKS: Moreporks live in a range of habitats throughout New Zealand, however, little is known about urban morepork populations.