First Crossings

July 2016
44:16

Ep5 - Buller River

Expired 3.0 16 x
Buller River - In the season finale, New Zealand explorers Kevin and Jamie retrace the great journey of pioneers Thomas Brunner and his guide Kehu down the Buller River in 1846. (From New Zealand) (Documentary/Adventure) G CC
44:45

Ep4 - Open Bay Islands

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Open Bay Islands - Two modern-day New Zealand adventurers attempt to recreate the journeys of New Zealand’s pioneer explorers. This episode, Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1810 to retrace the unbelievable survival story of David Loweniston and nine other stranded sealers, who were marooned on the Open Bay Islands. Kevin and Jamie reveal the forces of nature they had to content with on this amazing journey of survival. (From New Zealand) (Documentary/Adventure) PG CC
43:57

Ep3 - Mount De La Beche

Expired 3.0 9 x
Kevin and Jamie re-trace the first ascent of Mount de la Beche by pioneer explorers Tom Fyfe and George Graham in 1894 - the first major peak conquered by New Zealand-born climbers. #SBSdoco
44:22

Ep2 - Grave And Talbot Fiordland

Expired 3.0 24 x
Grave And Talbot Fiordland - From scaling perilous mountain ranges to battling raging rivers, Jamie Fitzgerald and fellow adventurer Kevin Biggar have recreated the journeys of some of New Zealand's pioneer explorers. In this episode, they attempt to complete the journey of William Grave and Arthur Talbot, who in 1910 set off to find a suitable pass for tourists across the Darran Mountains. (From New Zealand) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G CC
June 2016
43:35

Ep1 - Whitcombe And Lauper Southern Alps

Expired 3.0 13 x
Whitcombe And Lauper Southern Alps - From scaling perilous mountain ranges to battling raging rivers, Jamie Fitzgerald and fellow adventurer Kevin Biggar spent the summer recreating the journeys of some of New Zealand's pioneer explorers. In this episode, Kevin and Jamie follow in the footsteps of Whitcombe and Lauper’s first crossing of the Southern Alps via the Whitcombe pass. (From New Zealand) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G CC
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