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View the Whiotastic! video(4 minute clip on YouTube)
The blue duck/whio is only found in New Zealand. It is a nationally vulnerable species and faces a risk of becoming extinct.
The Te Urewera Mainland Island (TUMI) was implemented in the northern end of Te Urewera in 1996.