Are We There Yet? - Kapiti Island

Updated at 10:36 am on 11 January 2012

Originally aired on Kiwi Summer, Wednesday 11 January 2012

Once a base for the famous chief Te Rauparaha and the Ngati Toa tribe, with up to 3,000 occupants, Kapiti Island is now a wildlife sanctuary, where the eradication of pests has allowed kiwi, takahe, kokako and other rare birds to flourish.