TRAIL BLAZERS OF NEW ZEALAND: BIRDMAN OF RESOLUTION ISLAND
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One of a series of films pieced together information found in the Ministry of Works archive and looking at the exploits of New Zealand’s early pioneers.
Richard Henry, the Bird Man of Resolution Island, stepped ashore on the Fiordland island in 1894 with the intention to save the New Zealand’s endangered bird life from ferrets and rats.
Reference number F1745
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series Trail Blazers of New Zealand
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company QUILLA FILM PRODUCTIONS
Presenter By: Nadoo Balantine-Scott
Series Editor: John Forbes
Studio Presentation: Murray Wickens