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The Unauthorised History of New Zealand - Visitors (Episode One)

Television (Excerpts) – 2005

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This 'alternative' version of New Zealand history was made by the team behind Eating Media Lunch. Channelling Kenneth Cumberland —presenter of heavyweight 80s series Landmarks— Jeremy Wells plumbs the TV archives to poke fun at New Zealand, and its people. Some excruciating hilarity is mined from artifacts of visitation to southern shores, from Bill Clinton to the Beatles. Muhammad Ali's fast food tastes down under are examined; the Dalai Lama finds bad karma in Christchurch; Charles and Diana visit in 1981; and mirth is mined from all things ovine.

As a backward and stupid people, we cream ourselves over any form of royalty.
– Jeremy Wells

Key Cast & Crew

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Paul Casserly

Director, Producer, Writer

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Jeremy Wells

Writer, Presenter

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Jonathan Brough

Editor

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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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