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Kiwi Scavenger Hunt

Kiwi Scavenger Hunt

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When:

  • Mon 6 Jul, 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Thu 16 Jul, 9:00am – 11:00am

Where:

Fairbrother Loop Walk, Ōhope Scenic Reserve, Corner of Ōhope Road and Pohutukawa Avenue, Whakatane

Restrictions:

R5

Be part of a kiwi scavenger hunt on the Fairbrother Loop track at the bottom of the Ōhope Hill.

- Look for signs of Ōhope (the resident kiwi in this area)
- Discover kiwi footsteps in the stream
- Smell kiwi poop!
- Listen for Ōhope's tracking signal with an experienced kiwi 'chick pinger'
- Discover the kiwi info houses hidden in the bush
- Meet other locals like the curious piwakawaka (fantail) and toutouwai (North Island robin)

This will be an interactive and fun two-hour session aimed at younger children aged 5 to 8-years. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and a maximum of four children per accompanying adult is recommended.

Please bring a drink bottle and snacks. Please wear appropriate clothing (e.g. warm jacket, raincoat if appropriate) and sturdy, closed-in footwear (e.g. no jandals!).

A gold coin donation/koha is requested. All proceeds will go directly to the Whakatāne Kiwi Trust.

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