Welcome to Birds New Zealand, the popular name for The Ornithological Society of New Zealand Inc. The Society was formally established at an inaugural general meeting on 24 May 1940 and incorporated in 1953.
On this page, you can find out all about the society and how we work. To find your local branch of Birds New Zealand and find out what’s going on in your area, visit Find Your Local Branch.
Memorandum of Understanding – The Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society of New Zealand
Memorandum of Understanding – Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Memorandum of Understanding – Marlborough Wine Limited/Toi Toi Wines
Agreement – Access to Historic Bird Atlas Data – Landcare Research
Collaborative Research Agreement with DOC: Movement and Survival of South Island Pied Oystercatchers
2021 Audited Annual Report 2021 Independent Review Report
2020 Audited Annual Report 2020 Independent Review Report
2019 Audited Annual Report 2019 Independent Review Report
2018 Audited Annual Report 2018 Independent Review Report
2017 Audited Annual Report 2017 Independent Review Report
2016 Audited Annual Report
2015 Audited Annual Report
2014 Audited Annual Report
The Birds New Zealand Manual contains the Society’s guidelines and procedures.
We are in the process of updating the files. More files will be uploaded soon.