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American visitors were tramping on the Heaphy Track in Kahurangi National Park, ticking it off their bucket list. While they were tramping they were fortunate enough to come across a Great Spotted Kiwi/roroa rustling up some grub during the day.

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We’re on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the twentieth in a series following the work being done to save the Fiordland tokoeka(kiwi). Our ranger Tim and his team have been studying the population of kiwi at Shy Lake to find out how to best protect them from predators like stoats.

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Emma is a PhD candidate studying Rakiura tokoeka. She took some time out from her researches to head to Shy Lake to help map the territories of our study birds.

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