Hihi are one of NZ's rarest birds, and became extinct on the mainland over a hundred years ago. Luckily, the island of Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier remained free from most predators, and has been a lifeboat for their survival.

View the Hauturu hihi video

(4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)

Click this image from the Hauturu hihi clip to view the video. Image copyright: TVNZ.
Click image to view the video

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