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Conservation and research of brown kiwi in commercial tree plantation, Waimarino Forest, Raetihi. North island, New Zealand. Biologists Marina Thurau and Kerry Oates search for nest to remove egg as part of operation Nest Egg where eggs are removed from areas with high risk of chick predation. Chicks are raised in captivity and released when too large for predation by stoats, weasels, ferrets and other introduced predators.