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The Unauthorised History of New Zealand - Sex (Episode Two)

Television (Excerpts) – 2005

R16
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Jeremy Wells brings Kenneth Cumberland-seque authority to this 'alternative' version of Kiwi history, which was made by many of the team that worked on Eating Media Lunch. The Unauthorised History plumbs TV and history archives to poke fun at the pretence of the past (and present). This episode examines artefacts to do with sex and Aotearoa. With tongue planted in check (and in other places) Wells revisits everything from pole-dancing in the "hellhole of the Pacific" — colonial-era Russell  — to randy Hutt Valley teenagers "getting laid" in the 1950s.

We don’t like to admit it but the bicultural roots of this country were laid by ... bicultural roots.
– Jeremy Wells

Key Cast & Crew

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Paul Casserly

Director, Writer, Producer

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Jeremy Wells

Presenter, Writer

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Steve Braunias

Writer

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Claire Logan

Producer, Research

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Graeme Hill

Writer

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Lee Baker

Writer, Field Director

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