Pukekoes are native to new Zealand. Many people have been saying,it was brought to new Zealand,by one of the ancestors conoe. The Pukeko is related to the animal “Takahe”. Baby chicks are born with large feet,so they can swim strongly,in fast flowing water. Now, people have been saying that they flew over to New Zealand,because it can fly very far. The can fly up to 200 k. They mostly like to live in the south island,near an edge, of a lake or a pond.