Natural History Documentaries

From vast deserts to the depths of the oceans, these documentaries take you to new worlds.

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Frozen Planet

by BBC

Using the latest camera technology to film on land, from the air, underwater and below the ice caps, Frozen Planet follows the seasons and the struggle for survival in this harsh environment. read more

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Humpbacks: From Fire To Ice

by ABC

This whale calf has been in constant danger from the moment she was born. This is the story of the first year of her life. read more

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Ice

by TVNZ

Marcus Lush spends a month in Antarctica investigating the history, environment and animals, and the reality of life in a unique continent. read more

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Journeys Across Latitude 45 South

by TVNZ

Peter Hayden introduces this timeless series, and reflects on the changes to the land and the people, since he filmed this ambitious journey across New Zealand. read more

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Life

by BBC

Narrated by David Attenborough this series captures the remarkable variety of life on Earth using amazing camera techniques. read more

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March of the Penguins

by Luc Jacquet

Narrated by Morgan Freeman, follow the trials and tribulations as penguins battle the elements to find true love. read more

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Ocean Giants

by BBC

Spectacular three-part ocean series focused on the secret lives of whales and dolphins, as captured by some award-winning underwater cinematography. Narrated by Stephen Fry. read more

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Oceans

by 21st Century Pictures

Narrated by Pierce Brosnan, this is an exhilarating look under the sea through the eyes of those that live there. read more

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Planet Earth

by BBC

Using the latest aerial surveillance, state-of-the art cameras and high definition film, Planet Earth explores places and animal behaviour that few have seen. read more

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Wild Australasia

by BBC

Discover the natural wonders of Australia and its closest islands. read more

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Wild China

by BBC

Mesmerising travel doco series that takes you on a splendid wander through the often veiled and overlooked countryside of China. Narrated by Bernard Hill. read more

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Wild South

by TVNZ

The first in a series of programmes, Wild South explores the South Island's unique flora and fauna. read more

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