Kaimata graduated from Willowbank to the créche on 14 February 2020. Kaimata’s wild roroa parents are Tawhai and Tui, who live near Blackball.
Hatched: 1 November 2020
Species: Roroa/Great Spotted Kiwi
In this video it’s Tuesday and you can see the internal pip, the kiwi beak starting to break through.
It’s Wednesday of hatch week and you can see the movement inside.
In this video it’s Thursday afternoon and you can see the movement. The lines on the egg are to show what’s happening with the air pocket.
It’s Friday of hatch week and you can see the pip is external now, the kiwi is pecking their way out.