This huge kiwi was carved in the chalk hillside above Sling camp, near Salisbury in England, while New Zealand troops were awaiting shipment back home. Delays in repatriation had sparked several riots in the camps, so the officers set the men to work carving this kiwi. The figure is now maintained by the British Ministry of Defence.
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