Factual Series - History & Biographical

  • An Immigrant Nation

    Like so many countries, New Zealand is a nation of immigrants. Many of these people were driven from their homes by war, famine or oppression. Others came as sojourners always intending to go home. All of them came in search of a new life.

  • Frontier Of Dreams

    This series spans the history of New Zealand from geological origins to Maori settlement and occupation, through the colonial period, the 20th century and into the new millennium.

  • The Shadow of Vietnam

    When New Zealand troops returned from Vietnam, they came back to an angry public who were protesting the involvement of New Zealand. Exhausted, these troops were told to get out of uniform as soon as possible and not tell anyone where they had been.