Gemma from NZ on Screen got in touch with me this morning and recommended the following videos as great Conservation Week viewing. These are all free, high-quality videos from NZ screen history, available to all.
Here are some faves:
Seven Black Robins – incredible, dramatic 1980 documentary http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/seven-black-robins-1980
Moa’s Ark (with David Bellamy) series – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/moas-ark-1990/series
The Unnatural History of the Kakapo – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/the-unnatural-history-of-the-kakapo-2008
The Black Stilt – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/the-black-stilt-1983
Wildlife of the Mountains – amazing 1958 doco about the wildlife of the Upper Waitaki – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/wildlife-of-the-mountains-1957
Kea – Mountain Parrot – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/kea-mountain-parrot-1993
Bandits of the Beech Forest (wasps vs Kaka) – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/bandits-of-the-beech-forest-1996
Emperors of Antarctica – http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/emperors-of-antarctica-1992
Old Man’s Beard Must Go! http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/old-mans-beard-must-go-1989
and here is the Peter Hayden-curated ‘Nature’ collection as a single great link: http://www.nzonscreen.com/collection/nature
What gems! Thanks Gemma!