The election is over and now it's time for Kiwis to cast their votes on another critical issue: which bird should take out Forest and Bird's Bird of the Year competition.
Voting has just opened in the competition, which aims to raise awareness of some of New Zealand's native birds. This year it's also added the conservation status of each bird.
- Take last year's quiz here: Which native Bird of the Year 2016 contestant are you?
But while we all know about the struggles of the kiwi and the kākāpō, what about the other, lesser-known endangered birds in the competition?
We've put together a helpful personality quiz so you can get to know some of the unknown competitors.