Is part of topic Natural Environment at Te Papa
Birds are an important part of New Zealand's nationhood. We are the only nation where the people are colloquially known by a bird name - 'Kiwi'.
Birds have also been a prominent part of Te Papa's history, with two famous ornithologists - Dr W.R.B. Oliver and Sir Robert Falla - having served as Directors of the Dominion Museum.
Read more about this topic
Results from DigitalNZ
Searching 27 million digital objects from over 150 content partners across New Zealand
- Te Papa Natural Environment Collection - data.govt.nz
- Native birds (New Zealand) - National Library of New Zealand