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The Pacific In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill ep. 2
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The Pacific In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill ep. 2

The second of six episodes following Sam Neill travelling in the wake of Captain Cook around the Pacific, 250 years on from when Cook made his first voyage. This episode sees Sam in New Zealand, a country he calls home. Sam considers not only the cultural ramifications of Cook’s first interactions with the Maori people but also the continuous social and political impact Western settlers had on the land and people.     Speaking with historians, activists, artists and locals,…

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The Pacific In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill ep. 1

250 YEARS AFTER Captain James Cook began his epic exploration of the Pacific, Sam Neill journeys in the wake, uncovering stories that resonate from those times on both sides of the beach. Visiting the islands and lands where Cook went and meeting the descendants of the people Cook met, Sam hears their stories from oral tradition. What did Cook’s arrival mean to Pacific island cultures then and now?     Across six stunning episodes without a re-enactment or fake quill…

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Extreme Railway Journeys – Guantanamo Bay ep.4

Part 4: Guantanamo Bay     Documentary series in which Chris Tarrant explores the world's most extreme railway lines. Chris attempts to cross the length of Cuba, the only island in the Caribbean to boast an extensive railway network, from Havana in the west to the far east of the island. Part 3 : Ticket to Siberia Chris continues his exploration of the world's most extreme railway lines. Chris sets out to reach the northernmost railway station on Earth in…

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