On your walk to Hobbs Beach along the Wattle Track, keep an eye out for nesting boxes on the left side of the trail. Quietly lift the lid to see kororā (little blue penguins) in their cosy home. Admire their steely blue feathers up close – but be careful not to scare them by staring too long.

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Tiritiri Matangi Island, Auckland, New Zealand

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