Takahe Recovery Programme: Fulton Hogan Limited
Fulton Hogan Limited is a New Zealand civil infrastructure company. In 2016, it signed a 5-year agreement to fund the Takahe Recovery Programme for NZ$1million. Takahe were thought to be extinct until rediscovered in 1948 in the Murchison Mountains, Fiordland. Today’s population is about 300 birds. Sponsorship objectives include:
- By 2026, takahe will no longer be ‘critically endangered’.
- Connecting business to conservation, to demonstrate the intrinsic links between New Zealand’s economic, social and environmental prosperity.
The New Zealand National Parks and Conservation Foundation has a long history with the Takahe Recovery Programme, beginning when Mitre 10 was the primary sponsor. The Foundation is supporting the new partnership by providing expertise in funds management and independent assurance of Fulton Hogan Limited’s investment.