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Cast Adrift

Isolated since the time of the dinosaurs, New Zealand's wildlife has been left to its own devices. Its forests are stalked by predators from the Jurassic era.

Isolated since the time of the dinosaurs, New Zealand's wildlife has been left to its own devices, with surprising consequences. Its ancient forests are still stalked by predators from the Jurassic era. It's also one of the most geologically active countries on earth.

From Kiwis with their giant eggs, to forest-dwelling penguins and helicopter-riding sheep dogs, meet the astonishing creatures and resilient people who must rise to the challenges of their beautiful, dramatic and demanding home.

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Wed 17 Oct 2018 02:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Sam Neill
Executive Producer James Honeyborne
Series Producer Mark Flowers
Director Mark Flowers
Participant Kate Cocks
Participant Mike Bradley
Participant Elizabeth Pitcorn
Camera Operator Mark MacEwen

Broadcasts

  • Tue 19 Jul 2016 21:00
  • Sun 24 Jul 2016 16:30
  • Thu 4 Aug 2016 08:00
  • Tue 27 Dec 2016 18:00
  • Wed 7 Feb 2018 16:20
  • Wed 7 Feb 2018 17:00
  • Tue 16 Oct 2018 21:00
  • Wed 17 Oct 2018 02:20

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