Survive Aotearoa

April 2018

S1 Ep13 - Ka Rere, Ka Karo - Track And Evasion Part 2

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Escape and Evasion: Rimutaka Forest Park - Barrie and Chris team up with Glen Osborne and Matua Parkinson in a chase and evade race. Each team must fulfill a list of survival milestones, including a night in the bush, before navigating their way to a specified point, if the evaders get there without the hunters catching them, they win the task. However if the hunters shoot them with their paintball gun prior to the pick point then they win. All the boys are fiercely competitive and no one will ...

S1 Ep12 - Ka Rere, Ka Karo - Track And Evasion Part 1

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Escape and Evasion: Rimutaka Forest Park - In this finale, Barrie & Chris break into two teams and are joined by cousins and Maori personalities Glen Osborne and Matua Parkinson. One team must track and the other evade. Each team must fulfill a list of survival milestones before navigating their way to a specified point. All the boys are fiercely competitive and no one will want to lose - or even worse, lose the all important bragging rights! (S.1 Ep.12) (From New Zealand, in English & Maori) ...

S1 Ep11 - 4wdriving Hikurangi

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Barrie and Chris are in Ngati Porou territory. Being the first place to see the sun, the boys hike up Maunga Hikurangi to watch the sunrise. As they start their decent, they take a wrong turn and end up heading down the wrong side of the maunga. They must make their way back to civilisation at the bottom of the mountain. This area has a strong historical and spiritual presence to be respected. The boys may encounter obstacles that don’t necessarily require physical strength but a strong spirit...

S1 Ep10 - A Broken Down Boat Mouwaho

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A Broken Down Boat: Mou Waho - Barrie and Chris are trying their hands at trout fishing on lake Wanaka. Having made their way to the middle of the lake, they catch a fish and decide to head home. However when they try and start the boat the motor won’t turn over. They make their way to the lake’s largest island, Mou Waho Island, where, equipped with minimal gear they must stay dry, stay warm, procure calories and signal for rescue. They need to somehow signal for help and attract it before anot...
March 2018

S1 Ep9 - Surviving The Cold Tongariro

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Surviving the Cold: Mt Tongariro - In the North Island's inhospitable Volcanic Plateau, the boys land on the west side of Mount Tongariro near the Whanganui river. The lads take on the ultimate lost-in-the-desert survival scenario — miles from civilization, in the middle of a lava-scorched land with few vital survival resources. Armed with only the equipment they have on them from the jump and no means of fire they stay the night beside the hot springs. (S.1 Ep.9) (From New Zealand, in English ...

S1 Ep8 - The Underworld Waitomo

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The Underworld: Waitomo - Home to New Zealand's caving industry, Waitomo has become the adventure caving capital of New Zealand for tourists because of the glow worm caves. Barrie and Chris are hunting when their dog disappears into a tomo. As they search the caving system, they encounter many obstacles that challenge their survival skills. By the time they find their dog, it's nightfall: they're forced to stay in the forest until they are able to make their way to civilisation. (S.1 Ep.8) (Fro...

S1 Ep7 - A Winter Wonderland Ruapehu

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A Winter Wonderland: Mt Ruapehu - The boys areback country skiing on popular Ruapehu. Chris is skiing and Barrie is snow boarding. They come across a tricky area theres loose snow and then there’s an avalanche. Forced to stay on the mountain for the night, the boys make a snow cave and traverse down to bush level the next day, making their way out to the road where doc ranger Malcom Swanney is waiting. (S.1 Ep.7) (From New Zealand, in English & Maori) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG

S1 Ep6 - One Car One Night West Coast

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One Car One Night West Coast - This episode, Chris is driving Barrie along the lonely roads of the South Island’s West Coast on a rainy night when he fails to take a corner resulting in their car plunging over a bank. With minimal supplies, the dynamic duo must navigate their way along the rugged West Coast terrain to safety. A simple and straight-forward task turns into a major challenge when the West Coast’s infamous weather patterns play havoc. As North Islanders, this scenario is sure to te...
February 2018

S1 Ep5 - Mountain Survival Southern Alps

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Mountain Survival: Southern Alps - Barrie and Chris take on a helicopter pilot’s worst nightmare, an emergency landing and surviving in the mountains. In this episode, they find themselves stranded on top of a mountain in the Southern Alps, with only a few materials they are able to salvage from the crash site: a mirror, some plastic sheets and electrical wire. Together, they battle glacial peaks, unstable crevasses and deep rocky canyons as they trek down the mountain safely. Chris draws on hi...

S1 Ep4 - A Sunken Kayak Able Tasman

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A Sunken Kayak Abel Tasman - Two kayakers who end up having trouble with their kayak because they forget to close the seal whilst kayaking from Nelson towards Tasman Bay. Their kayak takes on water and they have to abandon the kayak and swim to the nearest island and try to find their way back to civilisation. (S.1,Ep.4) (From New Zealand) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG