Story: Tarlton, Kelvin Ewart (Kelly)

Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World, 1985

In these clips from a 1985 documentary, Kelly Tarlton identifies the site for his underwater world on Auckland’s Tamaki Drive and discusses the building of the aquarium. He died shortly after it opened, aged 47.

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Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World (1985). Courtesy Jane Gilbert (Milestone Partnership) and Television New Zealand. From material preserved and made available by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

How to cite this page:

Lynette Townsend and Sarah Burgess. 'Tarlton, Kelvin Ewart (Kelly)', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2020, updated September, 2020. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/node/231232 (accessed 1 December 2020)