1. A film by Claire Clements and Sean Giffin

    Mystery Bird is a film about Geoff Harrow an ordinary New Zealander who became a mountaineer, saved a bird species and inspired a community. At the age of 85 Geoff is still initiating conservation action on behalf of his birds and is still out there climbing his beloved mountains.

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  2. A film by Rachael Patching and Roland Kahurangi

    In the deep south of New Zealand - Central Otago is the last place in the world that still up-holds the traditions of outdoor curling. At its heart is Naseby, a town of character and community, bound together by their love of curling. They hunger for hard frosts and freezing lakes but their passion for ice is now been tested. A changing climate means that curling outdoors may soon become a thing of the past and these passionate curlers may never again be able to compete for New Zealand's oldest sporting trophy - the Baxter's Cup.

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  3. A film by Asher Flatt and Ram Alluri

    What does it take to save a species from extinction?

    This film started with the simple turn of a page. A chapter from a book, by the British wildlife legend Gerald Durrell, had caught our eye. He described his journey into one of the most remote and beautiful places in New Zealand, the Murchison Mountains of Fiordland. In this wilderness of trees and tussock he’d had an encounter with one of the rarest birds in New Zealand.
    His vivid words had fired up our imaginations. We had to know more about this mysterious place and its even more mysterious inhabitant, the takahe.

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