I am a storyteller. I am an activist, I have to be – there’s a hell of a lot to be activist about.
Peter Hayden describes himself as a storyteller, an actor, a film-maker and a naturalist. A generation of Kiwi kids describe him as an inspiration – they are now our scientists, decision makers and environmental activists. Peter has presented and voiced hundreds of nature documentaries on television including Wild South, Journeys Across Latitude 45, and directing series such as Moa’s Ark. And now he has a new book “An Extraordinary Land: Discoveries and Mysteries From Wild New Zealand” (publisher, review).
bringing the drama element to natural history
Trainspotting: This guy on a bike wasn’t Sam, but it might have been:
This guy on a bike nearly ran me over crossing university campus and shouted out “I am here because of you”.