Isabelle Maloret – Local Hero

Well I don’t think it would be possible for us to be happier or prouder to see our Issi win a Local Hero award this year. What does Issi do for HUHA? Well, basically she’s involved in everything – she’s a trustee, a duty manager, she organises the shop in Arthur Street Otaki, she is… Continue reading     >


A special post from the HUHANZ facebook page (in case you couldn't see it) PUDDING'S STORY ... We want you all to know Pudding. There are many good reasons why but one of the main reasons is that she has been the Matriarch of HUHA Otaki for many years. Pudding came to us in 2012… Continue reading     >

When is life not worth living?

When creatures are surrendered or rescued or found by HUHA and taken in, they are sometimes in a bad way, a really bad way. And apart from emotional trauma, malnourishment or illness, they are sometimes handed over because they have some physical imperfection which will mean they can’t be sold for a profit or they… Continue reading     >

Merry Christmas, HUHA community

You are everything to us! You keep HUHA here for all the animals that need us. Here's a song to you, sung to the twelve days of Christmas - thank you, thank you, thank you!!! On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me – the HUHA community On the second day… Continue reading     >

The eyes – they definitely have it

These beautiful brown eyes belong to Laurie. He is a Capuchin monkey; an ex circus monkey who lives at HUHA Kaitoke. He had had his teeth filed down with the nerves exposed to protect his keepers from being bitten. It took a long time to help Laurie with his teeth, his fears and his horrible… Continue reading     >