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Country Calendar - Ron Hintz

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1991

Some men joke about wanting a 'man cave'. Te Puke contractor Ron Hintz grabbed a shovel and dug one out by hand. This episode of the legendary TV series sees reporter/director Tony Benny experiencing Hintz's sometimes thrilling, sometimes whimsical outdoor home projects, including a flying fox, swing bridges and a cable car running down to the Mangorewa river. Hintz is a self-taught designer and inventor, a multi-skilled 'Renaissance man' ably supported by his partner Colleen, who can often be found behind the wheel of a tractor or bulldozer.

We decided we should have something different so we decided we'd have a cave...
– Designer, builder, welder and inventor Ron Hintz talks about one of his many projects

Key Cast & Crew

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Renaud Maire

Camera

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Tony Benny

Director, Reporter

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Frank Torley

Producer

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Paul Chattington

Sound

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John Neill

Sound Mixer

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Denis Leitch

Colour Grader

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