29 Jan 2015

C is for Caves

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:20 pm on 29 January 2015

C is for Caves A cave entrance in the Waitomo area CC BY James Shook
A cave entrance in the Waitomo area. CC BY James Shook.

Simon Mercep digs deep with three experts on caves and caving.

GNS Science geologist Hamish Campbell explains why New Zealand has so many caves and how they are formed.

A chief guide for the Waitomo glow-worm caves Huia Davis talks about the value of caves (and glow-worms) for tourism in New Zealand.

Veteran cave explorer Kieran McKay's team discovered New Zealand's deepest cave system in the Kahurangi National Park in 2014.

C is for Caves Lower levels of Nettlebed Cave New Zealand CC BY SA Dave Bunnell
Lower levels of Nettlebed Cave, New Zealand CC BY-SA 3.0 Dave Bunnell.

Music Details

Extreme Ways by Moby
Night Call by London Grammar