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North - First Episode Television (Full Length Episode) – 2011 Documentary Captioned

North - First Episode

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2011 Documentary Captioned

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This 2011 series has idiosyncratic host Marcus Lush roving over the northern tip of the North Island (from Auckland up). The first episode finds the self-confessed Jafa exploring all things Manukau Harbour: “this is something I’ve always wanted to do – arrive in Auckland by ship!”. Lush meets lighthouse lovers,  learns about shipwrecks and World War II Japanese subs, goes shark tagging, travels by waka to a small island, and talks Mangere Bridge with comedian Jon Gadsby. North was the follow-up to JAM TV’s award-winning 2009 series South, also fronted by Lush.

[I've been] wanting to see where I was from, what I liked and didn't like and what had changed.
– Marcus Lush, on the motivation for his northern adventure