What We Do

Every day and in every way, ARRC Wildlife Trust aims to improve the well-being of our communities’ wildlife, animals and natural environment.

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Wildlife Rescue & Rehab

ARRC regularly cares for injured and orphaned native and non-native species of wildlife. ARRC has a credible, reputable and qualified team with many years of experience.
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BOP Community Cat Project

ARRC’s Community Cat Project is no longer running with the introduction of the new BOP Community Cat Project.
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Adopt A Pet

ARRC’s Adopt a Pet program aims to provide caring homes for loving animals that are homeless. As part of our commitment to the preservation of our natural environment…
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ARRC is a not for profit trust and is totally reliant on public funding. Without the support of our local community we would not be able to continue the work we do.
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We aim to educate children about environmental sustainability, conservation, animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.

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Latest News

44 minutes ago

Would just like to provide you with a quick update on the Bittern that were in ARRC care back in February. A few weeks ago 2 juvenile bittern were released at the Little Waihi wetland. The birds are fitted with transmitters and will be monitored by local volunteers & DOC staff. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about bittern as there is serious concern for population. Their status has recently been reviewed and they are now ‘critically endangered!’ Attached is a photo of the female bird. We will be looking to name both birds at some stage. ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago

A BIG SHOUT of THANKS to our amazing sponsors of Saturday night's ARRC Charity Auction and Dinner, with our patron & speaker Sir Gordon Tietjens. With all your amazing kindness we have raised almost $10,000 to help all the small furry and feathered animals! Palamountains Animal Nutrition, Legacy Trust, The Tauranga Club, Orijen Petfoods NZ, Property Management at Vosper Realty, Shane Kennedy House of Travel, Experience Comvita, White Island Tours - Volcano Adventure Tours, New Zealand, Sharp Tudhope Lawyers, Bettie Monroe, Huka Lodge, Roquette Restaurant & Bar, Elizabeth Cafe & Larder, Providence Charters, Hammon Diamond Jeweller Tauranga, Tranquillo Beauty Clinic, Warehouse Stationery, Taupo DeBretts, BRAVO - Restaurant/Cafe, Mitre 10 Mega Tauranga, Furniture Zone Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, Sanctum Beauty Therapy, White Island Rendezvous (Motel - Whakatane, New Zealand), Farmer Autovillage, Hilton Lake Taupo, Jody Beattie Photography, Holistic Vets & Seales Winslow, PeeJays Coffee House and Cafe, Whakatane, VIP Home Services Bay of Plenty, Aqua Soleil Villa, Phil's Place Restaurant, Darcy Hamilton Guided Fly Fishing, Ballance Agri-Nutrients you are all wonderful!!! ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago

What a fantastic night on Saturday at our Charity dinner & auction, almost $10,000 was made for our feathered & furry friends. A huge thanks to our Patron Sir Gordon Tietjens & Frank Vosper from Property Management at Vosper Realty. ... See MoreSee Less

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