New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands
New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands is a three-part BBC documentary series narrated by Sam Neill, explores the landscapes and wildlife of New Zealand. Isolated since the time of the dinosaurs, New Zealand's wildlife has been left to its own devices, with surprising consequences. Its ancient forests are still stalked by predators from the Jurassic era. It's also one of the most geologically active countries on earth.
Episode 1 - Cast Adrift
From Kiwis with their giant eggs, to forest-dwelling penguins and helicopter-riding sheep dogs, meet the astonishing creatures and resilient people who must rise to the challenges of their beautiful, dramatic and demanding home.
Episode 2 - Wild Extremes
From hyper-intelligent parrots to sinister snails with teeth and magical constellations of glow-worms, this is the story of New Zealand's wildest places and its most resilient pioneers, all of whom must embrace radical solutions to survive.
Episode 3 - New Arrivals
Told through the experiences of its native species - in particular, a charismatic and peculiar giant, flightless parrot - this is the moving story of the changing fortunes of New Zealand's wildlife since humans first arrived.
|Our Big Blue Backyard
This is a six-part documentary series narrated by Michael Hurst, exploring New Zealand's marine ecosystems right off its coastline.
|Wild Down Under
This is a BBC nature documentary series narrated by Matt Day, exploring the natural history of the Australasian continent.
This is a BBC nature documentary series narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, surveying the natural history of the islands of the South Pacific region, ranging from the Hawaiian Islands north of the equator to New Zealand in the south.
|How the Earth was Made: Ring of Fire
A look at the Pacific Ring of Fire - the largest region of volcanic activity on Earth, that stretches around the Pacific Ocean from New Zealand, to Japan, to the Aleutians and down through the Andes mountain range of South America.
|Geologic Journey II
This is a five-part CBC documentary series hosted by Nick Eyles, exploring the world's most dynamic landscapes to learn about the forces that shape our planet.