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Peta Carey

Peta Carey was just 17 when she first met photo-grapher Dave Comer in Fiordland, living and working together in the Hollyford Valley. She left a few years later, but stayed in touch as she journeyed and lived around the world, working as a documentary film-maker and feature writer, before reuniting 16 years later.

When Dave died in late 2014, Peta was left with the overwhelming task of archiving his lifetime’s photography, and realised there was a powerful story to tell alongside the images.

Now based in Queenstown, New Zealand, Peta Carey is a full-time writer, and mother to their daughter Billie.

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