Nicole van Heerden, Samantha Wee | 2011 | 10 min.
2012 Official Selection
1899; one of the most famous native New Zealand birds, the Huia, is nearing extinction. Famed Ornithologist Sir Walter Buller pursues the huia for his book, his collection, and for Science but when presented with an opportunity to save the species, his actions are unexpected – and highly controversial. Based on a true story.