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... we pop around the corner to visit the wildlife centre. Well worth the visit as it covers information on Kiwi birds, glaciers and an overview of NZ wildlife on the West Coast. At the Centre they breed a local variety of Kiwi - the Rowi - which is limited to this area, of which there are only 375 known to exist. They are also actively breeding a variety from Haast, of which only 300 remain. Today's kms - 8 Overall total - 541 km Walkies - ...
... but on Friday it was wet, windy and frankly miserable. Jon suggested we go to the Hokitika museum, mainly to get out of the rain. It had lots of trip advisor recommendations, but I have to admit I found it a bit dull. There was lots about whitebait fishing through the ages, what life was like in the 19th century, and slightly more interestingly, the use of jade (greenstone) by the Maoris. The rain had got worse by the time we came out, so after a quick look ...