Punakaiki, on the West Coast of the South Island has New Zealand’s only mainland Westland petrel breeding colony. Watch this video to find out what’s special about Westland petrels. Meet the Locals is a partnership between DOC and TVNZ 6 and is distributed by Bush Telly with permission.
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