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50 years of Country Calender
TVNZ's 50 years of Country Calender has been on air for 50 years
Frank Torley with others in earlier days of Country Calender.
Larsen's in the Waitotara Valley used a Cessna in the early days to feed cattle hay bales in the middle of winter. Here Frank Torley gets ready to direct a reenactment!!!
Waiting for a jetboat that is used for access in the episode Flying Farmer.
The jetboat arrives in the episode Flying Farmer and crew readies theirselves to shoot point of view shots.
Port Jackson Corromandel horses are very friendly. Soundman Don Anderson says g'day.
Agrisea harvesting seaweed at Waihau Bay. When the harvest is on the sea bottom they still have to be there!
Richard Williams shooting at Whanganui River.
Frank Torley in Sydney airport.
Mareeba, Queensland. Frank Torley rides in the sugar cane harvester. The crew followed ex kiwis who had made their life in Oz
Sound recordist Don Paulin on the Whanganui River.
Shooting longlining. It was the only way to shoot the fish being taken off the line and processed.
Richard Williams shooting at Kawakawa Station 2013.
Richard Williams paddling Whanganui River
Richard Williams and Don Paulin film Duncan Furniss Kawakawa April 2013. Photo Dan Henry.
Not Afganistan. The Muzzle, Inland Kaikouras with homebuilt transport
Cameraman Richard Williams at Muzzle Station.
Richard Williams and Don Paulin shooting at Kawakawa Station 2013.
On Cook Strait with the Heberly Brothers.
Cameraman Richard Williams shooting a woolshed.
Whitebaiting near Tauranga.
Richard Williams above Current Basin in 2015.
Goathunters camp at Kahurangi National Park.
Goathunters Jason and Shaun at Kahurangi National Park.
Richard Williams in November 2013.
Richard Williams and Don Paulin shoot with Rex Hendry in Taranaki 2012. Photo by Frank Torley.
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