A Look at New Zealand's Unique Native Wildlife

Monday, February 11, 2019

It's not all about the Kiwi bird, New Zealand has heaps of weird and wonderful creatures roaming around. We've put together some of our favourites so you can get your binoculars out and get ready to track them down.

Māui Dolphin

Quite possibly the most majestic creature on the planet, this particular breed of dolphin is teetering on the edge of extinction. With under a hundred left in the ocean, sightings of these dolphins are as rare as they are. The few remaining dolphins call the west coast of the North Island home, they can be identified by a curved fin, but as the smallest dolphin species in the world, can be quite hard to spot.

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