Like the eponymous native plant this children's puppet programme stuck to the socks of many kiwis of a certain vintage. Produced in Dunedin by TVNZ's Natural History Unit (now NHNZ) Bidibidi followed the adventures of a sheep on a South Island station for two series. It was adapted from the children's book by Gavin Bishop. Each programme interspersed puppet scenes and musical numbers with actual wildlife footage. This first episode sees Bidibidi chasing a rainbow with advice from Stella the kea; includes beautifully shot montages of a menagerie of native birds.
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