Rights: Tansy Bliss, Crown copyright, Department of Conservation. 2009 Published 14 April 2009 Size: 3.5 MB

Haast tokoeka Kiwi (Apteryx australis) being held by Department of Conservation staff Phil Tisch with a male kiwi (left) and Paul van Klink with a female (right). The Haast tokoeka is one of the rarest kiwis in existence, with only about 300 left in the wild.