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2nd October 2020
Posted under: Pānui

Bloomfield’s namesake arrives just in time for Save Kiwi Month

Newly hatched kiwi chick Bloom has a rare white patch and has arrived in time to celebrate the start of Save Kiwi Month. The name was drawn at random on TVNZ’s Breakfast show this morning and is a tribute to Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. Bloom hatched at Rotorua’s National Kiwi Hatchery on Tuesday…

24th September 2020
Posted under: Pānui

Help! Our first chick of the season needs a name

The National Kiwi Hatchery in Rotorua is celebrating the hatching of its first chick of the 2020 season – and its kaimahi (staff) are calling for help from the public to name the little taonga. After incubating for about 78 days, the 338-gram kiwi hatched on Monday 21 September and emerged with one white eyebrow,…