It is secretive, often unseen, often unreported but, as Rosemary and Mike Riddell discovered, the impact of child sexual abuse is long-lasting and corrosive.
From fable to fact – soaring across the skies of the South Island, the world’s largest eagle was once considered a mythical creature. Frank Film tracks the emergence of the pouākai from the shadows of time.
Kate Dewes fought for peace on the global stage, but trying to get her earthquake-damaged home repaired “nearly finished me”. She talks to Frank Film.
It’s called real world learning: pinenut pesto, bush tea and homekill. Bush Farm Education is taking kids out of the classroom and into nature
Love in the time of anti-war – Frank Film tells the story behind New Zealand’s first pacifist memorial.
Could Ōamaru be the steampunk capital of the world? Frank Film investigates.
From coal and cannabis to a writers’ festival and a forest track – Blackball is the town that refused to die.
Our children are losing the battle against tooth decay. Frank Film asks why.
Watch the full interview with Karen Guilliland - midwife, reformer and one of the co-founders of the New Zealand College of Midwives.
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Ōkārito Lagoon, an ancient and pristine wetland.
Parched paddocks – how Banks Peninsula farmers are adapting to the big dry. Frank Film heads to the hills.
The biggest, the heaviest and the ugliest – Frank Film tracks down the winners at the Little River Giant Pumpkin Festival.
“Curvy girl online” – meet the influencer beating the bullies and body shamers.
What can a seven-year-old boy teach a Christchurch MP about community housing? Frank Film investigates.
Hanging out in central Christchurch, waiting for a mate, St Bede’s teenager Jamayne Feast and his two friends filmed and posted a short music clip. Just over a year later, he has soared past Go and collected 655,000 followers and 10 million likes. Frank F
What happens when the world’s rarest gull sets up camp in an imminent building site? Frank Film investigates.
Stay, go or slide it down the road? Frank Film looks at the last ditch effort to save a heritage building from the giant footprint of Christchurch’s new multi-arena stadium.
In Woolston, Christchurch, a small group of parishioners is fighting to support its local community – and the survival of its church. Frank Film investigates.
New Zealand’s potato chip industry is being threatened by cheap imports from Europe. Frank Film looks at the growing fight to support local producers and processors supplying the neighbourhood chippie.
It is a love story like no other. Alice Flett and the Wizard have been together for nearly 50 years. Next year will mark 30 years since they were engaged, but the engaged couple are no nearer to tying the knot. Frank Film asks why.