Films from Science and Natural History Filmmaking students at the Centre for Science Communication.
31 audio and video podcasts found.
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
On the shores of an isolated Otago harbour, Ian Davie makes guitars from native New Zealand woods.
Tuesday, 17 February 2009
A unique story about a company that runs submersible trips into Milford Sounds exceptional underwater world.
Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Possums are pest in New Zealand, hated for destroying the environment. But there is more to the story of the possum, as this irreverent film finds out.
Wednesday, 4 February 2009
A look at the complicated history of Fiordlands Waitutu Forest, its owners, the government and New Zealands timber industry.
Wednesday, 28 January 2009
In Otago Harbour, ships rely on the Pilot and his knowledge of the local waterways to bring them safely into the docks.
Tuesday, 20 January 2009
Just days before it is declared officially extinct, Rhys Buckingham has just 6 days to find a south island Kokako and prove its existence to the world.
Tuesday, 6 January 2009
A woman who loved her cat so much that when it dies, she got it stuffed.
Wednesday, 17 December 2008
Seriously endangered due to the traditional medicine trade, the survival of the seahorse is given a glimmer of hope due to the work of one researcher.
Thursday, 11 December 2008
Is the mystery of the extinction of the Adams mistletoe related to the extinction of native New Zealand birds that may have been its pollinators?
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
Surrounded by wind and ocean, the Otago Peninsula is home to many intriguing creatures.
Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Returning to breed on mainland shores after centuries of absence, the New Zealand sea lions are being studied by a group of passionate scientists.
Monday, 13 October 2008
The South Islands mountainous valleys prove to the perfect place for a local 15 year old to hunt for a forest ringlet butterfly.
Monday, 6 October 2008
The Wedderburn goodshed, made famous in Grahame Sydney's painting, is given a new life as a feature on the Central Otago Rail Trail.
Friday, 19 September 2008
Battery farming, show hens and feral chickens all feature in this documentary that sheds light on the world of the common fowl.
Friday, 5 September 2008
Near Lake Wanaka, a local man is building his dream house by hand, and without blueprints.
Friday, 29 August 2008
The Hectors dolphins hold an important place in the spiritual like of local Maori and the wider population of New Zealand.
Friday, 22 August 2008
Central Otago is the southern most grape growing region in the world, where its pinot noir wine is making an international name for itself.
Friday, 15 August 2008
An irreverent mockumentary-style look at an invasive wasp species that could be set to take over New Zealand if it isn't stopped.
Friday, 8 August 2008
Although the Antarctic continent is known for its remoteness, there are people who live and work there. This is their story.
Friday, 1 August 2008
The intertwining stories of the life of an eel and a woman are brought together in this magical fantasy.
Friday, 25 July 2008
With the road through it about to be tar sealed, is the outstanding beauty of the Caitlins region of Southland under threat?
Friday, 18 July 2008
In the South Islands remote landscape, a mountain begins to understand its own mortality.
Friday, 30 May 2008
In a desperate bid to keep birds from the fruits of Marlborough vineyards, the locals have trained falcons to be a unique form of crop protection.
Friday, 23 May 2008
Traditionally Māori fished for eels, but not only a traditional food, eels are long lived and have a fascinating life cycle that is shown in this film.
Friday, 16 May 2008
Don McIntosh, aka Mad Mac has always been an adventurer. As a paua diver he is determined that these flat ugly snails will still be around for his children to harvest too.
Friday, 9 May 2008
The Antarctic is home to gentoo penguins that prosper despite the tough weather conditions and predatory neighbours. By Andrew Marshall