Skeletons of New Zealand

The Redheads

Skeletons in the Cupboard digs deeply into the now denied history of three early tribes, and the once powerful but peace-loving red or golden-haired, green-eyed early inhabitants: the Ngati Hotu and the Waitaha. Who are these people, where did they come from and where are they now? One woman's story of her ancestral folk lore leads to the local magazine article: 'DNA to Rock the Nation,' and sparks our controversial inquiry. Celebrated author, Barry Brailsford brings the story of Waitaha to life...
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  • program length: 62 minutes
  • episode #101

Sunday, September 11 at 11:00 pm on 12.2

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  • Monday, August 15 at 11:00 pm on 12.2

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Skeletons of New Zealand is a newly-completed production of two episodes, that run together or as standalone instalments, highlighting the lost histories of the country.