Remutaka Conservation Trust logo Click this icon to go to the Remutaka Conservation Trust's Facebook page    Click this link to view our Twitter page     iNaturalistNZ website logo - Link to Remutaka Forest Park Project observations YouTube icon

Trevor Mallard, (back then, New Zealand's Minister for Economic Development) and popular local MP, accompanied the Trust Members and kiwi on the day of their first Release.

Here he is seen carrying one of our precious, iconic birds to the release area after the steep climb up from Sunny Grove, Wainuiomata.

Trevor Mallard (MP) on the McKerrow Track on the day of the first release

Photo credit: Melody McLaughlin