Dec 1, 2016 - Medium: kauri, aluminum legs, rimu and painted fibre board MDF base. Size: 27 x 13 x 8 inches (H. 29 inches incl. base). Widespread in Australia, the South Pacific, Asia and Japan, the bird known in New Zealand as the Kotuku or White Heron, is also found in suitable habitats throughout Europe where it is given the name Great White Heron, Great White Egret or the Large Egret. Rare in New Zealand with only two hundred birds existing, the Kotuku with its pure white plumage is graceful, aristocratic and has a concentrated rapier-like stance.