Visit Te Anau area
A bird in the hand
Takahē were only rediscovered in 1948 and remain among our rarest birds. Thanks to high flyers like the chicks in this video, takahē can once again roam the Murchison Mountains in Fiordland.
View the Takahē release video (4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)
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You can only view these videos if you are in New Zealand.
See "Receiving timezone error" on the TVNZ FAQ.