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Captain Cook DVD
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" I had ambition not only to go farther than any man has been before me, but as far as it was possible for a man to go " James Cook It's high adventure, triumph and tragedy as we journey around the world in the wake of one of the greatest explorers of all time James Cook. A hero to some and a curse ...

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Spookers
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A Family Like No Other As night falls at Spookers, dozens of seemingly ordinary people become freaks, zombies and chainsaw-wielding clowns. Every weekend come rain, hail or shine, this diverse group of amateur performers unite to terrify punters at the southern hemisphere’s lar­gest scream park, si...

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The Best Of Hyundai Country Calendar - 2016
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Welcome to another collection of some of our favourite episodes from the 2016 series of Hyundai Country Calendar. Once again our crews have travelled throughout the country to bring you these wonderful stories of some interesting and dedicated people who live here. In this collection we meet a Nor...

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Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey
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Australia's relationship with its enormous, vastly populated northern neighbour is complex. In an engaging, heartfelt and accessible style Indonesia: A Reporter's Journey follows respected Australian journalist Mike Carlton as he explores the historical relationship between Australia and Indonesia t...

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First Australians - The Untold Story of Australia (2 Disc Set)
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The Untold Story of Australia First Australians chronicles the birth of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. First Australians explores what unfolds when the oldest living culture in the world is overrun by the world?s greatest empire. Over sev...

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Gayby Baby
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As the debate about marriage equality in Australia moves ever closer to a conclusion, one voice has been absent: that of kids raised by same-sex families. In this heartfelt doc, we get to know four kids who have been raised by same-sex couples. Gus wants to be a WWE wrestler. Matt questions the teac...

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Wild Australasia
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Australia is like no other continent on Earth. Isolated from the rest of the world for a staggering 45 million years, this enormous island contains a breathtaking array of distinctive and bizarre species. From the tropical jungle to the vast shallow coral reefs, from burning deserts to snowy mountai...

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What Lies Beneath
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In this eight-part series, Simon Dallow takes viewers on a journey back in time to the earliest stages of Maori and Pakeha occupation of New Zealand. Along the way he'll debunk myths, solve riddles and shed new light on our collective beginnings. Investigating ancient immigrant communities and preh...

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The Leunig Fragments
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With exclusive and intimate access to one of Australia’s Na­tional Living Treasures – Michael Leunig – this feature documentary entertains, engages and enlivens audiences with a revealing portrait of an enigmatic artist who just happens to be a household name. With an anarchic, playful and life aff...

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The Big Picture: A History of New Zealand Art
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The Big Picture: A History of New Zealand Art documentary on DVD. The Big Picture is a series of six documentaries surveying the history of art in NZ. In plain english, Hamish Keith presents a provocative view of New Zealand's cultural history, showing how our art reflects the way we have shaped ou...

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A Time to Remember (3 Disc Set)
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From 1929 The Fox Movietone and Cinesound newsreels played in cinemas across the country. They immortalised the famous and the infamous, the eccentric and the battlers. The images evoke the fads and fashions of each decade, and are homage to the memory of those individuals who shaped 20th Centur...

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Captain's Log
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Peter Elliot sails around New Zealand retracing Captain Cook's voyage of discovery in 1769. Travelling on 20 different boats, this television series explores the coastline and reveals the events that have formed New Zealand's maritime heritage. Episode 1 - Gisbourne to Mercury Bay Episode 2 - Me...

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Letters To Ali
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Clara Law's LETTERS TO ALI is at once a personal, a humanistic and a political film that echoes Australia’s growing public concern over the treatment of refugees, especially children, in Australian detention centres. The documentary chronicles one exceptional â€&tild...

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Manapouri: The Toughest Tunnel
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In the 1960's more than a thousand men battled seemingly insurmountable odds to build the biggest ever construction project - a hydroelectric power station. Thirty years later, a team of brave men is again attempting to overcome the extreme challenges to build another tunnel parallel to the exis...

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National Geographic: Australia's Greatest Flood
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Eyewitness Accounts Of An Unprecedented Disaster. What struck Australia in 2011 was an unprecedented clash between two completely unconnected weather patterns— a perfect storm beyond the imagination of even the most creative meteorologist. In a strange convergence of truly wild weather, the easterl...

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Michael King - History Man
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With a career that spanned more than three decades and books that strengthened a nation with its history, at the time of his death Michael King was on of New Zealand's most beloved writers. King's ability to cross cultural boundaries and delve deep into sometimes controversial areas greatly enriched...

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