Archives for January 2009

Waiting to catch a boat

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:55 UK time, Wednesday, 14 January 2009

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From: Chatham Islands, New Zealand
Mark discusses the fur seal and the threat posed by the great white shark.

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Save the kakikokakakikokapopo

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 18:10 UK time, Sunday, 11 January 2009

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From: Outside the Homer Tunnel in Fiordland, New Zealand
Stephen is amused by the names of some of New Zealand's birds.

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Armed magpies on steroids

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:52 UK time, Sunday, 11 January 2009

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From: Outside the Homer Tunnel in Fiordland, New Zealand
Mark introduces the kea, a distant relative of the kakapo.

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Getting the best shots

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 17:07 UK time, Sunday, 11 January 2009

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From: Te Anau, New Zealand
Stephen talks about the filming of the series.

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Welcome to the nut room

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:51 UK time, Thursday, 8 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
Mark describes the immense effort that goes into ensuring the kakapo's survival.

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A soggy search

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:49 UK time, Thursday, 8 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
Mark braves the rain to catch a glimpse of Jane, a kakapo that was sponsored by Douglas Adams.

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Ralph is alive!

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:45 UK time, Monday, 5 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
Mark is excited to be back on Codfish Island and hopes to see some of the kakapos from his previous visit.

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Nature's wonders

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 17:44 UK time, Monday, 5 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
Mark is captivated by New Zealand's abundance of wildlife.

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The fattest and largest parrot

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 16:50 UK time, Monday, 5 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
Only 90 kakapos exist. Stephen discusses their plight.

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See more of Stephen and Sirocco

Beware of kakapo attacks

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 16:41 UK time, Monday, 5 January 2009

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From: Codfish Island, New Zealand
The dangers of using the loo with a view.

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A question of kiwis

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 13:00 UK time, Saturday, 3 January 2009

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From: Dargaville, New Zealand
Stephen undergoes some 'strange initiation rituals'.

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A time for anagrams

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 12:45 UK time, Saturday, 3 January 2009

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From: Dargaville, New Zealand
Stephen finds himself with too much time on his hands.

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A nice comfortable adventure

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Mark Carwardine Mark Carwardine | 12:33 UK time, Saturday, 3 January 2009

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From: Wellington, New Zealand
Mark looks forward to the search for the kakapo.

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Welcome to New Zealand

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Stephen Fry Stephen Fry | 16:59 UK time, Thursday, 1 January 2009

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From: Wellington, New Zealand
Stephen looks forward to the search for the kakapo.

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