is an extinct bird genus known colloquially as the Lesser
or Bush Moa
. It stood more than 1.3 metres (4 ft) tall and weighed 30 kg. It inhabited much of the North Island
and small sections of the South Island
of New Zealand
. The most complete remains, a partially articulated skeleton with substantial mummified tissue were discovered in 1980 in Echo Valley
. It is now in the Southland Museum
, in Invercargill, New Zealand.