Kōrero: Tuatara

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Tuatara compilation poster

This 1980s poster advertises record label Flying Nun’s Tuatara compilation of 12 New Zealand bands and artists – available at the time on vinyl LP and cassette. An iconic New Zealand animal, the tuatara appears in many places in popular culture – it featured in the 1956 children’s story, Hutu and Kawa meet Tuatara by Avis Acres, and Victoria University of Wellington published a biology journal, Tuatara, from 1947 to 1993.

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Reference: Eph-D-PHONO-1985-02

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Charles Daugherty and Susan Keall, 'Tuatara - Life history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/14982/tuatara-compilation-poster (accessed 20 July 2019)

Story by Charles Daugherty and Susan Keall, published 24 Sep 2007