The kōtuku is dear to the hearts of many New Zealanders with its beautiful white plumage and elegant silhouette. The only place it breeds is at the Waitangiroto Nature Reserve on the West Coast.
View the White heron/kōtuku video (4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)
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