Look kids, it's another geodetic marker. Weka hoping for free lunch from inattentive hikers. Next we have the vain kaka who wanted a photoshoot.
He just hung out in various postions, including sideways and right next to my head.
There were all sorts of kereru at the bottom of the hill in a grassy, marshy area, but the very special thing was the glimpse of the rare tahakē a bird thought to be extinct in 1898 (like a big, purple dodo):
This was an amazing day trip! But I am still exhausted.