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From the Vault – Nature: Islands of Spirits

  • Sunday 1 Jul

G Anyone who has travelled on State Highway 1 out of Wellington will have marvelled at the sight of Kapiti Island rising up out of the sea. The island, which was once the stronghold of Maori chief Te Rauparaha, later become a sanctuary for some of our unique birdlife. This film chronicles the journey of poet Alistair Te Ariki Campbell on his first trip to the island where he witnesses a fight to the death between a weka and a Norway rat.

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