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Pukemanu

New Zealand's first ongoing drama series was set in a...

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Top 40 NZ TV Classics

This Kiwi TV collection brings together 40 local TV...

Collection
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The Bruno Lawrence Collection

This collection celebrates the inimitable performances of...

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The Governor - He Iwi Ko Tahi Tatou (Episode Four)

Another landmark bicultural drama series

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Heartland

A series celebrating NZ rural culture

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Jocko - Man with a Gun

Also written by Julian Dickon

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Country Calendar

A series celebrating NZ rural culture

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Epidemic - Hemi Te Koaka (First Episode)

Another 1970s TV drama set in a small town

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Blerta Revisited

Many Pukemanu cast members were in Blerta

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The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One)

Another landmark bicultural drama series

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Start Again

Another 70s culture clash

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Town and Around: Auckland Highlights

Features champion axeman Sonny Bolstand

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This is New Zealand

Featuring images of forestry industry

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Section 7 - All the Nice Girls (Episode Two)

Another major early 70s NZBC television drama

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Weekly Review No. 427

More bikers in rural NZ

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The World's Fastest Indian

Also features a motorcycle gang

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Sea Urchins - Series Three, Episode Five

Also written by Julian Dickon

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The Years Back - 7, The Women's War (Episode Seven)

Dame Pat Evison features in this episode of The Year Back

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If You're in it, You're in it to the Limit - Bikies

A notorious doco on ‘70s bikie culture

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The Green Chain

Documentary on the impact of timber mill poisons

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McCormick Country - Series Two, Episode One

Actor Ian Watkin is interviewed on this show

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The God Boy

Another landmark TV show directed by Murray Reece

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Uenuku

The first drama to be screened entirely in te reo

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Bushman

Features forestry of an earlier era

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Logger Rhythms

An NFU look at a forestry worker's life

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The Young Giant Kaingaroa

An NFU doco on Kaingaroa Forest

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The Adventures of Massey Ferguson - Wedding (Series One, Episode 13)

More rural drama

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The Deep End - The Wrestler

Also directed by Murray Reece

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Richard John Seddon - Premier

Written by Michael Noonan

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 7 - Taonga TV

Pukemanu is discussed in this documentary

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Kiwiana - Kiwi As

Ian Mune talks about the influence of Pukemanu