22 Nov 2023

The metal birds raising money for conservation

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 22 November 2023

Unless you've been living up a tree you'll know that the decadent Puteketeke was recently crowned bird of the century. This years vote has already helped Forest & Bird raise $600,000... Metal Birds - an auckland based company is helping them push that even higher. They make... you guessed it, metal bird silhouettes. For the last few years they've released a Bird Of The Year model, with 30% of the sale going to Forest & Bird. This year it comes with a little extra - a bonus John Oliver silhouette... And as with everything the John Oliver effect touches, this years sales have been the biggest yet... Metal Birds founder Phil Walters joins us.