Ms Wendy Sporle, of Kaitaia, MNZM for services to kiwi conservation
Wendy Sporle has a kiwi protection programme in place on her Northland farm, where she temporarily holds and treats injured kiwi. She established the Northland Kiwi Forum, which helped drive the creation and delivery of a regional protection strategy. She is a national advocate with the BNZ Save the Kiwi Trust. She was National Mentor for Advocacy with the Kiwis for Kiwi Trust. She has spearheaded a number of strategic initiatives for kiwi recovery. Ms Sporle is a member of the New Zealand Kiwi Recovery Group, established the kiwi avoidance training for dogs standards and guidelines, and developed a training module for forestry crews working in kiwi areas.