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Spiky Gold Hunters

Spiky Gold Hunters

Six courageous and charismatic characters battle the tempestuous elements of Southern New Zealand, in search of sea urchins for fine diners around the globe.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

    ML Skipper Dwane leads his crew into the waters of Fiordland. It's all hands on deck as the divers work relentlessly to collect tonnes of urchin. As the weather deteriorates, one of the crew gets a scare from below the surface.

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      • Wednesday 13 Nov 2019

      ML Skipper Dwane leads his crew into the waters of Fiordland. It's all hands on deck as the divers work relentlessly to collect tonnes of urchin. As the weather deteriorates, one of the crew gets a scare from below the surface.

      • Wednesday 20 Nov 2019

      16L Dwane's friend and fellow diver, Tim, joins the team as they collect a slimy alternative to urchin. Along for the ride is 16-year-old Storm, who is determined to make his mark as a valued member of the crew.

      • Wednesday 27 Nov 2019

      16L The crew heads to the southernmost part of Stewart Island, the last stop before Antarctica. Despite the icy waters and cold conditions, the competition between the divers is fierce - although for one member of the team it will be their last trip.

      • Wednesday 4 Dec 2019

      16L Skipper Dwayne and the crew head to a consistent urchin dive spot. A keen young dingy boy, George, endures a baptism of fire as the team tries to fill a backlog of orders.

      • Wednesday 11 Dec 2019

      16L A desperate fast turnaround order forces a full crew aboard the Southern Leader as Dwayne and his team try to deliver in half the time than usual. Despite their relentless work ethic of the divers they are met with a huge surprise back at port.

      • Wednesday 18 Dec 2019

      16L Season Finale: Dwayne is out to fill a massive order of urchins, and a bigger boat and a larger crew called in for the task at hand. However technical problems, freezing temperatures and the power of the southern ocean puts the whole operation in jeopardy.