Conservation status
In some trouble

A remarkable musical scrapbooker with a ferocious temper. Its ability to detract from the real issues with its loud and obnoxious calls have seen it accused of playing the Trump card. The tūī's song is known to improve in the company of bellbirds. Tūī mimic other birds and various sounds from their environment.

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CareSaver is an Ethical KiwiSaver Plan, which means positively impacting the planet with the money we manage.  We go further than just excluding harmful companies, we seek out companies making a difference (they're better for the environment and also make better long-term financial investments). CareSaver is backing the iconic Tuī for the Bird of the Year 2019. 

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