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Kia Ora Bonjour - Part Two

Television (Full Length) – 1990

In this second part of Kia Ora Bonjour Sir Howard Morrison continues his exploration of France — plus an early Kiwi French connection. Back in Rotorua he welcomes Les Bleus (the French rugby team), teaches them about the haka, and looks back at Marion du Fresne’s first, fatal contact with Māori in 1772. In France Morrison checks out Bordeaux wines, takes a spa in Dax, goes fishing in multicultural Marseille, takes a TGV fast train, and cruises Paris in a Citroën. The Kiwi production was made for TV3, to mark the bicentennial of the French Revolution.

Riding the Silver Fern was never like this!
– Morrison on riding the TGV fast train

Key Cast & Crew

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Dale Bradley

Producer

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Howard Morrison

Presenter

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George Andrews

Director

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Selwyn Muru

Chants

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Lindsay Dawber

Research

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Larry Killip

Composer

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Impact Television and Video Productions