8.30-9.30pm One on Horseshoe Bay Road, second on Kamahi Road, fucking cool!!
2.00-3.00 am First on the track between Golden Bay and Deep Bay at the end of the track. Second in the bush at Wohlers Road.
The wee racalwas overheard between Freshwater and Nnorth Arm hut about 20min into the walk... We poised and stalked it's wanderings...came within 1 metre of our tracks.... #officially New Zealanders
Matt- "It has made my trip. I'm so incredibly happy"
Tom- "This was the single best experience of my life so far"
Found a kiwi on the road leading up to the airstrip near the last house! 11pm
Found a kiwi feeding on the grass on the Main Road before the airstrip 11.15pm
Kiwi spotted running along the Rakiura Great Walk, the 'bush'walk to North Arm Hut. Made our day! 10am
9pm Bottom of Raroa walk (from Traill PArk) near the road than ran into the bush.
One kiwi spotted on the rugby field, between the road and the building. He ran and came right to our feet. And ran again in the shadow. 8.30pm
Sometime after noon between freshwater hut and North Arm hut, almost jumped over him as I jumped above a dead tree. He wasn't scared and stayed around 10 mun too, then left in the bush. I whistled to him and he ran straight back and jumped over me. I wasn't scared.
10.30am Kiwi ran onto the path a few metres from port William hut. It froze, I froze, we stared at each other then a few seconds later it ran back into the bush.
around noon leaving Mason Bay Hut, on the track before the homestead. Reddish brown kiwi 10 minutes