Early Spring

Whilst fresh snow still lies on the ground, staff at Orokonui are anxious for the health and impending arrival of the earliest known Takahē chicks, born in an incredibly unusual time of year. Takahē were presumed extinct for 50 years, so every new addition is welcome!

  • Ellie Adams
  • Ellie Adams
  • Ellie Adams
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    New Zealand
  • Language:
    English, Maori
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Department of Science Communication, Otago University
Director Biography - Ellie Adams

Kia ora! My name is Ellie and I am an emerging filmmaker from Aotearoa New Zealand.

I love animals and the great outdoors, and my aspiration is to carry that love through to the film screen!

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