Story: Merton, Donald Vincent

Liberating tīeke

Two men bending over enclosed crates in a bush setting, opening holes in the crates to enable birds to climb out.

Tīeke (North Island saddleback) being liberated by Don Merton (left) and Bob Simpson on Cuvier Island in August 1970.

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Alison Ballance. 'Merton, Donald Vincent', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6m13/merton-donald-vincent (accessed 14 April 2024)