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First Crossings

First Crossings

Go on a Kiwi adventure with Kevin Biggar and Jamie Fitzgerald as they tackle some of our toughest terrain. Made with the support of NZ on Air.

Episodes available Sundays

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Sunday 19 Jul

    G Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1868 to retrace the journey of road engineers Whitcombe and Lauper, as they attempted to find a route for a pass through the Southern Alps.

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      • Sunday 19 Jul

      G Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1868 to retrace the journey of road engineers Whitcombe and Lauper, as they attempted to find a route for a pass through the Southern Alps.

      • Sunday 26 Jul

      G Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1894 to retrace the first accent of Mt de la Beche by Tom Fyfe and George Graham - the first major peak conquered by New Zealand born climbers.

      • Sunday 2 Aug

      G Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1910 to retrace the journey of explorers William Grave and Arthur Talbot, as they attempt to find a pass suitable for a tourist track across Fiordland's Darran Mountains.

      • Sunday 9 Aug

      PG Kevin and Jamie travel back to 1810 to retrace the unbelievable survival story of David Loweniston and nine other stranded sealers, who were marooned on the Open Bay Islands.