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The Adventure World of Graeme Dingle - Episode Five

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1983

This early 80s series aimed to introduce and encourage young Kiwis into the outdoors. Fronted by legendary climber Graeme Dingle, and based at Turangi's Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre (co-founded by Dingle in 1973), it was produced for the Department of Education. In this fifth episode Dingle and a bevy of young Kiwis learn about the basics of alpine travel: traversing and belaying on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. The team tackles an igloo build, before practising self arrest using a pick axe, and ultimately, summiting the volcano.

Climbing a mountain is hard, exhausting work, but we’re sustained by good conditions and a hearty breakfast.
– Dingle

Key Cast & Crew

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Greg Stitt

Director, Writer

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John Shaw

Producer, Writer

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Graeme Dingle

Writer

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Waka Attewell

Cinematographer

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Paul Newell

Editor

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