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Fish Out of Water

Television (Excerpts) – 1996

[Fish out of Water will] explore how they would start a new society if they were the only people left on earth.
– From the press release for the documentary
It taught me about human nature, how everyone deals [differently] with crises. It taught me what hunger felt like.
– Nikki Kaye reflects on the show while on the campaign trail, in a 4 May 2008 NZ Herald interview
I don’t think I ever realised how quickly mentally and physically people break down without food, it’s so totally Lord of the Flies, it was incredible ... I think until you’ve been seven days or something without food, you probably might be a bit kinder watching it.
– Nikki Kaye remembers her time on the island, on website The Spinoff, 19 May 2016