Conservation Card Game

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Cloak Of Protection – the New Zealand conservation card game by Kakariki Games.

To save our birds, you need to trade, draw & play to create a feather cloak of 15 cards in one bird realm: forest, settlement, sea, or extinct.

A card game
Cloak of Protection card games. Credit: Kakariki game.

But BEWARE! Each card sports some predators – will they threaten your realm?

Fun and educational, Cloak of Protection holds a mirror to human behaviour and the consequences of that behaviour for conservation of our native bird species.

Players develop understandings that help them make choices leading to positive action for the environment. The game contains competitive and collaborative elements, developing strategic thinking.

“An authentic, educational, and thoroughly engaging conservation challenge in an Aotearoa context.“
Nicola Easthope, enviro-schools facilitator, Kapiti Coast.

AWARD: Children’s Choice Award 2013. NZ Games Association


– 81 cards, superbly illustrated by Morgan Rothwell
– fold-out rules of play
– 96 page booklet with interesting facts & trivia on each card, compiled by John Innes (ecological advisor)

Made in New Zealand, printed on FSC stock with vegetable-based inks

This game is in no way affiliated with Predator Free New Zealand Trust. It can be purchased through Kakariki Games.