The next Kiwi Aversion training sessions for dogs will be held on the weekend of the 7th and 8th November, 2015. (Details here...)
If you have a dog and visit the Rimutaka Forest Park for hunting or recreation you need to get it avoidance trained.
It takes about 15-20 minutes to get your dog "kiwi safe", though a return visit in a year is required to ensure that your dog shows continued aversion. A certificate is provided and your dog's ear is tattooed as physical identification (and/or associated with their microchips accepted.)
A token fee of $10 per dog will be charged (with a maximum of $30 for 3 or more dogs per owner.)
This is an affordable way to help safeguard our kiwi and your dog. The certification we provide can be used to take your dog into any kiwi area around the country (may be subject to regional restrictions, talk to the local DOC office first).
Book NOW! To book - or for more information - contact Rosemary Thompson on (04) 569 4764
Kiwi Aversion Training - July 2012
Get your dogs trained to avoid kiwi for free AND go in the draw for a dream hunting trip to the Motu for you and a mate (including helicopter transport for you both and up to 4 dogs!)
Terms and conditions apply... Download Details here:
Kiwi Avoidance Training
Sunday July 15th, 2012
Catchpool Centre, Rimutaka Forest Park
The Rimutaka Forest Park Trust will be running another kiwi aversion training event on Sunday July 15.
The training for your dog is free, thanks to funding from the Wellington Community Trust.
Book NOW! For more information contact Melody McLaughlin, on (04) 564 6213.
KAT on 6th & 7th November, 2010
Cost is $30 per dog and takes approximately 15-20 minutes per dog. Hunter and trainer, Jim Pottinger, will be taking the dogs through the training.
Special Offer: Get one or more dogs free! To ease the financial burden on a dog owner wanting to have two or more dogs trained on the day, take advantage of our "one dog free per pair" training offer!
Example: Total cost for 2 dogs = $30. Total cost for 4 dogs =$60. (That's $60 off!)
Bring your dog(s) to the Education Centre near the Catchpool Stream entrance to the Rimutaka Forest Park.
Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.
For more information about our future Kiwi Avoidance Training
plans, please contact Melody McLaughlin: - by email to
or Tel. (04) 564 6213
or Txt. 027 452 4982
Please contact Melody to book your dogs in now!
See Melody's latest Kiwi Avoidance Training flyer, here...