Clark said the story of the kakapo was one of the "great fights for survival".Full story at New Zealand's Stuff.co.nz.
"When you see a bird that is one of the 86 left in the species, it's a pretty emotional experience.
"It's fantastic to have the opportunity to see one in their natural environment," she said. "It was a really special experience to be able to see a kakapo ... it really makes you see how important the Kakapo Recovery Programme is."
Don't miss the TVNZ video report we mentioned yesterday, where you can see Sirocco in action for yourself.