In Coo-Coo Kererū, “Bird of the Year: 2018”, New Zealand’s native wood pidgeon, the Kererū, is engagingly portrayed in fun verse with crisp facts. The illustrations jump off the page, wrap around the words and breath life into this extraordinary bird. Each page brings respect, wonder or humour to our kererū. They reveal an amazing bird whose survival is closely interwoven with the wellbeing of our native forests. Learn about the alarming threats kererū now face and ways you can ensure it continues to live around your area.