Medium: kauri, metal connections, aluminum / painted fibre board MDF base. Size: 13 x 24 x 12 inches (H. 16 inches incl. base). A fairly recent immigrant from Australia, the White-Faced Heron has become widespread throughout New Zealand and is now the most common heron. Probably storm-blown from Australia's east coast, the first breeding pair in New Zealand was recorded in 1940.