Meet Marohi whose name means strength, bravery and determination. Marohi was named by kids of Ngunguru School.
Marohi was caught on 27/10/16 on Limestone Island. He had no tps so is presumed to be island bred. His parents would have come from the Purua/Riponui area ie the Doc study blocks and surrounding trapped farmland.
Marohi was less than a year old when released based on his weight and bill length.
Species: North Island Brown Kiwi
Released on 18/11/2016
Located Tawapou Tutukaka
Weight approx. 1kg.
no bill length recorded
Checked on 7/3/2017
Located near the Tutukaka Quarry within the Tutukaka Pine forest
Condition Very Good
Bill length 92.2