The pūkeko arrived in New Zealand within the last 1,000 years, and still has relatives of the same subspecies in Australia. It is a close relative of the takahē.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 7 June 2004 (NZH-1002248)
Photograph by Greg Bowker
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