Fauna of Mana Island

Mana Island boasts a diverse range of animals – insects, reptiles, and native sea and land-based birds. Below are a few (certainly not all) notable examples from each category.



    • Gold Stripe Gecko
    • Green Gecko
    • Duvaucel’s Gecko
    • McGregor’s Skink


    • Pakahā / Fluttering Shearwater
    • Tākapu / Gannets
    • Kuaka / Diving Petrel
    • Kororā / Little Blue Penguins
    • Titi Wainui / Fairy Prion

Land-based Birds