A sanctuary for endangered penguins

A Little Blue Penguin staking claim to a nesting box painted as a fire brigade station

Source: Napier Port

Napier Port’s new Number 6 Wharf (Te Whiti), has attracted attention not only through being one of New Zealand’s largest pieces of privately-funded infrastructure in a decade, but because of its environmental initiatives – particularly for the protection of Little Blue Penguins.

The New Zealand port officially declared its new 350-metre wharf open for business at the end of July, delivering capacity to support the future growth of imports and exports across the central and lower North Island.

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