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Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild

  • Season 6
  • 8 episodes
  • Documentary
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Episode 4: New Zealand

Summary

Ben journeys off the coast of New Zealand's North Island to Great Barrier Island, where he meets a man who lives in an off-grid, secluded world. He learns why former academic Ben gave up his promising scientific career to embrace a rugged life in a 76-acre forest, as the duo dig trenches, camp, build a hide and hunt for mighty kingfish. An escapee of the Iran-Iraq war, Ben remains unsure that his new life is the fulfilment of his dreams, but the beauty of his island home has given him inspiration and a new sense purpose in life.

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DirectorSean McDonnell
EditorAlexis Anoyrkatis
Executive producerNatalie Wilkinson
ProducerSean McDonnell
Series producerNatalie Wilkinson

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  • Episode 4

    New Zealand

    Summary

    Ben journeys off the coast of New Zealand's North Island to Great Barrier Island, where he meets a man who lives in an off-grid, secluded world. He learns why former academic Ben gave up his promising scientific career to embrace a rugged life in a 76-acre forest, as the duo dig trenches, camp, build a hide and hunt for mighty kingfish. An escapee of the Iran-Iraq war, Ben remains unsure that his new life is the fulfilment of his dreams, but the beauty of his island home has given him inspiration and a new sense purpose in life.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterBen Fogle

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorSean McDonnell
    EditorAlexis Anoyrkatis
    Executive producerNatalie Wilkinson
    ProducerSean McDonnell
    Series producerNatalie Wilkinson
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