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The kiwi is New Zealand's national bird, and is a name often associated with inhabitants of these islands. The North Island brown kiwi (…
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Information on the little spotted kiwi is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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Formerly considered a subspecies of the North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli), the rowi is the most recently described kiwi, a group of…
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The tokoeka is one of five recognised species of kiwi, the iconic, flightless birds that are only found in New Zealand. This species is…
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