New Zealand has rare and ancient animal breeds which aren’t native. Do they deserve protection, too?
Watch the full conversation with leading prison reformist, Tā Kim Workman.
Over half of all prisoners in New Zealand are Maori - how did it come to this? And what can be done about it?
At 88, he may well be New Zealand’s oldest busker but what’s his real claim to fame?
In Christchurch there’s a tiny shop with a big mantra - buy New Zealand made. Frank Film meets the passionate retailer and the clever Kiwis she’s helping.
The wheels of progress turn frustratingly slow in Christchurch’s Red Zone. Frank Film asks, is anything going to happen?
Frank Film joins singer Julia Deans on a mission to find out more about her remarkable ancestor, Jane - a stranger in a strange land.
The delightful tale of one teacher, 12 girls and their determination to shatter the glass ceiling at one of New Zealand's most traditional schools.
The town of Kaiapoi was fair walloped by the first Canterbury earthquake in 2010. A decade after disaster, Frank Film returns
In the heart of Christchurch is a Designated Character high school. What makes it unique? And should there be more like it?
In the first 48 hours of life, blood from newborn New Zealand babies is taken and tested. Most parents will never hear back. For others, it’s life-changing.
If Peter Langlands needed to, he could eat for free. The food he doesn’t grow, he finds - sprouting wild and free in public spaces.
Less chemicals, carbon emissions and nitrates, super-healthy soil and plants growing like crazy. Farming the Regenerative way. Frank Film joins a feel-good field day.
We’ve never been so popular. Talk show hosts, royalty and 4 million visitors are beating a path to New Zealand. Frank Film asks how many tourists are too many tourists?
It’s been a heck of a ride for Zion Tauamiti. After a near-death experience the big-hearted youth worker is back, helping the kids of Christchurch - only this time he’s doing it differently.
The French have their poodles and the British their bulldogs, so what’s the official dog of New Zealand? Frank Film goes in search.
Lydia Bradey is a truly remarkable New Zealander. Don’t know her story? Watch Frank Film and be inspired. #NZOnAir
They can’t see stars at home so they’re flocking to see them here. Astro-tourism - putting the twinkle into Tekapo. Frank Film visits after dark. #NZOnAir
Lester Rowntree is a self-confessed hoarder who’s filling the town of Otira with stuff, every nook and cranny. What’s Lester up to? Frank Film investigates.
Did you know selective breeding was once government policy in New Zealand? Frank Film looks into the eugenics movement and the unlucky New Zealanders caught up in it. #NZOnAir
In the final week of campaigning we’re up close and personal with Christchurch’s main mayoral candidates who invited Frank Film into their homes, and kitchens. Well, to be fair, Frank invited themselves…
Post-quake many property investors took their insurance money and fled Christchurch. And, with foreign investors failing to show, Frank Film finds a few plucky locals taking a punt on building a city.