Curated by Peter Hayden
To celebrate NZ's unique natural taonga, Peter Hayden has curated a highlights collection from three decades of NHNZ productions. Aotearoa's landforms and its magnificent menagerie of natural oddities - birds, insects, trees like nowhere else on the planet - are showcased in 15 award-winning titles. From Discovery Channel and David Bellamy, to Wild South and Our World classics.
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"You are being shagged by a rare parrot." Comedian Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine encounter an amorous kakapo.
Watch David Bellamy's famous 1989 tirade against native bush menace clematis vitalba, aka suffocating climber old man's beard.
NZ On Screen would like to thank Peter Hayden for compiling this remarkable collection. We also wish to acknowledge Natural History New Zealand for their generous collaboration.