The ABC's Catalyst program recently ran a segment on Kiore.
Contributors include Dr Lisa Matisoo-Smith and Hori Parata
"Here, written in the rats DNA, was the untold story of the Maori's last migration.
"It began on a small island in Indonesia. From there, rats were carried by the Polynesians ancestors into the Pacific.
"But then; a huge surprise. There wasn't one launching point to New Zealand, there were two; the Cook Islands and the society islands."