Geothermal and Volcanic Landscapes of New Zealand

Pro Doco
Show More

Related videos

The South Island of New Zealand - Landforms Landscapes and Environmental Protection
This program takes viewers to New Zealand's South Island to discover landforms, landscapes, and ways that the environment is protected. Much of the island has been shaped by tectonic forces and carved by glaciers and ice action. Ecotourism and adventure tourism attract international visitors. National Parks and World Heritage Areas…
Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island (KI), South Australia, is Australia's third-largest island. A popular tourist destination, KI has many ecotourism attractions. The program follows a group of Geographers and others discovering landscapes, landforms, animals and their habitats, communities and heritage. An aim is to show the major attractions and how good management leads…
Australia - Into the 21st Century
This program aims to show the diversity of natural and cultural landscapes that are characteristic of Australia, with contrasts between the vast uninhabited desert areas and the urban areas. Australia is a nation of city dwellers with a multicultural population that lives in relative harmony. The lifestyles and features of…
Morocco: Development and Human Wellbeing in an African Country
This program visits this North African developing country of about 34 million people to see the contrasts between urban and rural areas and the way of life of the people. A number of ways of measuring development and wellbeing are discussed and ways of improving these are covered. Problems related…
Australia's Landforms and Climates
The program explains landforms and climates in two sections. Landforms shown are The Coastal Plains, Eastern Highlands, Central Lowlands, Great Western Plateau. The Climates section uses a simple approach to describe climatic variation. Shown are Tropical Maritime N E, Warm Temperate SE, Cool Temperate, Mediterranean, Tropical Savanna, Semi Desert and…
Coastal Management - Australian Beach and Development Issues
This AGTA 2008 award winning program looks at issues related to management of beaches and development near beaches in NSW, Queensland and Western Australia. Case studies include Duranbah Beach and Sand pumping at the Tweed, The Gold Coast, new housing developments at "Salt" and "Casuarina" near the Tweed and how…
Bali - Traditions and Tourism
Bali, Indonesia, is one of the world's most exotic and interesting islands. Here the traditional way of life, customs and beliefs continue side-by-side with changes brought by tourism. The majority of the 3 million inhabitants follow the Hindu religion. Temples & religious practices are part of daily life & attract…
The Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Region
This program is about the landscapes, landforms and land uses of this region with Australia's highest mountains. Emphasis is on the unique flora and fauna, ice-carved and shaped landforms and the use of the region by people. This includes winter snow sports, summer walks and the Snowy Mountains Scheme. The…
Fraser Island - World Heritage Area in Queensland
Fraser Island was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1992 for its outstanding natural heritage values. This program takes viewers on a trip to the World's largest sand island, with half the World's perched dune lakes and the planet's only rainforest growing on sand. The landscapes and ecosystems are…
Yellowstone: Microcosm of the National Parks
Start your tour of the geological wonders of North America's national parks with Yellowstone, where the breathtaking landscape inspired the idea of a national park. Focus on the processes that produce Yellowstone's many geothermal formations, particularly its geysers.
The Scripture of Nature
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The National Parks
In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California's Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land's scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir, for whom protecting the land…
Yellowstone—Geysers and Hot Springs
What happens when a hotspot is beneath a continent? The answer is Yellowstone National Park, a wonderland of geysers and hot springs nestled in the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano. Tour the attractions of Yellowstone, and ponder the history and future of the hotspot that fuels it.