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Kaitiaki Kiwi



Our kaiārahi (local guide) transport you through privately owned and secluded forest lands. You will be guided on a journey of manaakitanga (care) and kaitiakitanga (guardianship) of Aotearoa New Zealand’s national bird, the Kiwi. Your exclusive experience includes*:

  • A Kiwi encounter (one of the following):

    • Kiwi release

    • Kiwi calling

    • Kiwi egg lift

    • Kiwi health check

  • A visit to our Puhikōkō reserve off-grid eco-centre.

  • In-depth knowledge of our Kiwi recovery programme.

  • A kai (meal) with us in a beautiful natural setting.

  • Matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge).

*As kaitiaki (guardians) our encounters prioritise the wellbeing of the Kiwi. As such Kiwi encounter experiences and times may vary throughout the season. We will advise at time of booking.

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