Discover videos, read blog posts by DOC staff, and check out the latest news about kiwi and DOC's work with this iconic species.


Kiwi in the news

Blog posts

DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.

  • Photo of the week: North Island brown kiwi chick
    The kiwi is a unique and curious bird: it cannot fly, has loose, hair-like feathers, strong legs and no tail. Brown kiwi live in the North Island, there are four distinct forms, including the Northland brown kiwi.
  • Beyond the news coverage
    DOC Communications Advisor Des Williams writes about the recent translocation of little spotted kiwi from Kapiti and Mercury Islands to the Hawke’s Bay mainland haven.
  • Photo of the week: Great spotted kiwi relocation
    Today's photo of the week is of DOC's Chris Goulding holding a great spotted kiwi/roroa during a release in Kahurangi National Park.
  • Interning for kiwi in Haast
    My name is Sarah Nason and for the last 5 months I have spent my time wrangling kiwi birds in Haast as an intern for the DOC biodiversity team.

All blog posts about kiwi

Kiwi videos

Videos about kiwi on YouTube and from our Meet the Locals TV series

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