Kokako

Kokako Song

Facts

Kokako is a rare and large New Zealand native song bird. It sings beautifully like an organ’s notes. It belongs to the wattlebirds family. It eats mostly vegetation, foliage, flowers, fruits and insects.

Size

Length 38 cm

Weight 230 g

Brown Kiwi

Brown Kiwi Song

Facts

The brown kiwi is the most common of kiwi species in New Zealand. It is a native and flightless bird. It eats mostly small invertebrates, worms, spiders, fruits, moths, and crickets.

Size

Length 40 cm

Weight 2.5 kg

Pukeko

Pukeko Song

Facts

Pukeko is one of New Zealand’s most distinctive native birds. It is also known as swamp hen. It eats insects, spiders, frogs, worms, seeds, leaves and shoots.

Size

Length 51 cm

Weight 1050 g

Weka

Weka Song

Facts

Weka is also known as wood hen, is a New Zealand native, flightless bird. It is a protected species in New Zealand. Weka mainly eats invertebrates and fruit.

Size

Length 50 to 60 cm

Weight 420 to 1400 g

Kamo kamo fish

Ingredients

Kamo kamo (Maori squash), fish fillet, garlic, olive oil, chilli, salt, pepper, light sauce

Instruction

Fry fish fillet in olive oil. Add garlic, kamo kamo, pepper, salt and light sauce. Add some water. Add chilli.