16 Nov 2016

How to catch a kiwi

From Checkpoint, 6:21 pm on 16 November 2016

At the Orokonui Ecosanctuary near Dunedin, conservation staff have been running around the bush covered in mud on a kiwi harvest.

They’re catching youngsters to send them off to a predator-free island in the middle of Lake Manapouri.

Otago-Southland reporter Lydia Anderson went kiwi hunting - and filed this report.