This video is part of the Meet the Locals series that was originally shown on TVNZ.
The unusual Maud Island frog does not croak or have webbing between its toes, and there are no tadpoles.
View the Pepeke video
(4 minute clip on YouTube)
New Zealand native frogs/pepeketua belong to the genus Leiopelma, an ancient and primitive group of frogs that has changed very little in 70 million years.