Skip to content.
Wednesday 27 May - 11:47 pm NZT
Updated at 10:36 am on 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.
To embed this content on your own webpage, cut and paste the following:
<iframe src="http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/remote-player?id=2506916" width="100%" frameborder="0" height="62px"></iframe>