Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Stewart Island kiwi (1st of 3)

Stewart Island kiwi

The tokoeka, the Stewart Island brown kiwi, probes for sand hoppers on Ocean Beach, near The Neck. There are an estimated 20,000 tokoeka on Stewart Island.

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015