3 kiwi chicks scheduled for release this weekend

23rd February 2018

3 young kiwi chicks from the Operation Nest Egg (ONE) programme are scheduled for release on Rotoroa this weekend - two on Saturday and one on Sunday.

Saturday 24 February
11am - Come and meet 'Mura' (meaning 'flame' in Māori)

Sunday 25 February
11am - Kiwi chick 'Waipō' (named 'midnight' in Māori for her dark colouring) will be introduced to her new home on Rotoroa Island

On both days there will be a chance to meet the young kiwi, learn about the Operation Nest Egg Programme, and these are followed by a free guided walk, lead by an Auckland Zoo ranger.

Location: Exhibition Centre, Home Bay.

Ferry tickets can be purchased through 360 Discovery Cruises.

 

 

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