I love these birds!!! ----Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .
DIY Travel Guide Series: Budget Itinerary to New Zealand Long known to be an expensive place to visit, New Zealand still remains largely unspoilt and visiting this beautiful country will make you feel like you have stepped back in time. This 10-day itinerary would suit a backpacker on a budget hoping to cover as much of New Zealand’s North Island as possible in a short space of time.