Southern Lens

Southern Lens is the latest Crux mini-documentary series featuring topical and important stories from Queenstown, Wanaka and Cromwell. Produced by Crux in partnership with Two Bearded Men made possible by funding from NZ On Air.

Southern Lens: The school with nine pupils

It's the second smallest school in the country - with no plans to close!

Southern Lens - World famous bike park faces demolition

Even after a storm of public protest, QLDC seems determined to demolish Gorge Road bike park.

Southern Lens - Town of Champions

What is it about Wānaka that produces so many global snow sports champions?

Southern Lens: The Last Brass Monkey

It was one of NZ's most iconic events - now gone forever

Southern Lens: Falling through the cracks

How do we look after the kids who just "don't suit school."

Southern Lens: The Wanaka siblings living in a timewarp

Junk or treasure? The family dedicated to keeping the past alive

The Q'town Māori Trust helping non-Māori

Southern Lens: when tough times melt away cultural divides

Southern Lens - Electric Orchard

Some orchardists burn less fuel - Mike Casey uses zero

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