Established in 1998, the Chatham Islands Taiko Trust was originally created to conserve the endangered taiko as an integral part of the Chatham Island landscape. Over the years, the Trust has expanded its conservation aims to provide the Chatham Island community with the opportunity and tools needed to enhance natural habitats and preserve other unique wildlife on their islands.

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The Chatham Island Albatross Translocation Project is Underway - the Taiko Trust has secured funding for the establishment of a second breeding colony of Chatham Island albatross
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Transferred Taiko Breeding at Sweetwater for the First Time - not one but two pairs of taiko are breeding at Sweetwater, marking 2013 as a year that will go down in history
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Two Chatham Petrel Chicks Currently at Sweetwater - two pairs of Chatham petrels breeding in Sweetwater proves to be a major milestone in the conservation of this species
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Taiko Rediscovery 35-Year Celebration - members of the original 1978 taiko expedition celebrated the 35-year anniversary of the rediscovery of taiko with the Chatham Island community
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