Tamatea Dusky: the remarkable story of Fiordland’s Dusky Sound


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The fascinating history of Fiordland’s Tamatea/Dusky Sound, where Captain Cook arrived in 1773, and nature conservation first began in this country 120 years ago. Currently, Dusky is the site of one of the world’s most ambitious conservation projects, focusing on protecting such iconic birds as kakapo and kiwi.


Author Peta Carey has had a long association with Fiordland. She has made documentaries and written extensively on various projects in Dusky and the greater Fiordland over the last 20 years. ‘Tamatea/Dusky’ is her third book. Carey lives just outside Queenstown, New Zealand.