New Zealand’s Famous Dolphins

Did you know chocolate fish were originally called “Pelorus Jacks”? Earlier this week Sarah Johnston (our Client Services Co-ordinator – Radio) chatted to RNZ’s Jesse Mulligan about recordings in Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s Sound Collection on famous New Zealand dolphins – like Pelorus Jack and Opo.

Listen here:

Lee-Johnson, Eric Albert, 1908-1993. Woman with Opo the dolphin, at Opononi - Photograph taken by Eric Lee-Johnson. Scott, Thomas Henry, 1918-1960 :Photographs. Ref: PAColl-5849-3-001. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22831745
Lee-Johnson, Eric Albert, 1908-1993. Woman with Opo the dolphin, at Opononi – Photograph taken by Eric Lee-Johnson. Scott, Thomas Henry, 1918-1960 : Photographs. Ref: PAColl-5849-3-001. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22831745

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