|Name:||HMNZS Kiwi (T102)|
|Builder:||Henry Robb Ltd. Scotland.|
|Commissioned:||20 Oct 1941|
|Displacement:||607 standard, 923 full load|
|Length:||168 ft (51 m) /157.5 ft (48.0 m)|
|Beam:||30 ft (9.1 m)|
|Draught:||15.3 ft (4.7 m)|
|Propulsion:||1100 ihp (820 kW) oil|
|Armament:||1x4 inch gun, 2x1 Hotchkiss, twin Lewis, 40 depth charges|
HMNZS Kiwi (T102) was a Bird Class minesweeper of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
She was commissioned in 1941 for minesweeping and anti-submarine roles. From 1948 to 1956 she functioned as a training ship.
On 29 Jan 1943, with her sister ship Moa, Kiwi rammed and wrecked the Japanese submarine I-1. At the time Kiwi
was under the command of Lieutenant Commander Gordan Bridson who was awarded the DSC and the United States Navy Cross for this action.