Diary of a Kiwi Chick

Rudd Kleinpaste Kiwis for kiwi trustee and Bloomers

31 May 2018

My journey to adulthood

Image above: Kiwis for kiwi trustee Ruud Kleinpaste with me!

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Diary of a Kiwi Chick

Rainbow Springs kiwi chick Bloomers

26 October 2017

Eating a lot of food so I can get big and strong

In the wild I would most likely be eating insects and fallen berries by now, but here at Kiwi Encounter the menu is little more extensive.

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Diary of a Kiwi Chick

Capture2

20 September 2017

What happens after you tap, tap, and crack your shell

There is a strange serenity about being tucked in a shell for almost 80 days. You’d think it would be cramped in there, but it’s really quite cosy.

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Diary of a Kiwi Chick

Rainbow Springs kiwi chick Bloomers

30 August 2017

When the humans saved my egg

I was two months old in my egg when I arrived at Kiwi Encounter and was placed in their special incubator room with lots of other eggs from all over the North Island.

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