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Pukeko Needle Felting Kit

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Introducing our "New Zealand Wildlife" needle felting kit series. These kits include full step-by-step instructions, a felting needle, fiber and the needle felting foam. Needle felting is a wonderful creative activity for children and adults alike.

Kit Includes:

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Approximately .7 ounces (20 grams) of Ashford Corriedale wool sliver - 3 colors
  • 1 Felting needle - 36 gauge
  • Cotton thread
  • Needle felting foam pad

The pukeko is a widespread and easily recognizable bird that has benefitted greatly by the clearing of land for agriculture. In addition to its brilliant red frontal shield and deep violet breast plumage, the pukeko is interesting for having a complex social life. In many areas, pukeko live in permanent social groups and defend a shared territory that is used for both feeding and breeding. Social groups can have multiple breeding males and females, but all eggs are laid in a single nest and the group offspring are raised by all group members.

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