Sheila Natusch is no ordinary

writer, illustrator, historian, naturalist, sailor, cyclist, mountain woman

 

She's also a strong character, with a warm and witty personality, who makes light of her many successes and setbacks over a long career of telling New Zealand stories in words and drawings, and getting out in the mountains and on the sea to experience the exhilaration of the 'wild life' to the full.

 

No Ordinary Sheila tells her life story, from her upbringing on Stewart Island in the 1930s, her studies at Otago University in the 1940s, her teaching and writing career in Wellington thereafter, and her amazing adventures in the wild places of New Zealand.

 

As one viewer said: β€œIt's a truly beautiful film about an inspiring woman. I just want to hug her. So admire her spirit.”

No Ordinary Sheila is a film for anyone seeking some inspiration and everyone who is interested in ...

... sailing and the sea ...

... outdoor adventures ...

... New Zealand plants and animals ...

...and living life to the full – at any age...

 

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