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Pacific with Sam Neill

250 years after Captain James Cook's first voyage to the Pacific Ocean, actor Sam Neill (And Then There Were None, Jurassic Park) sails in Cook's wake using contemporary modes of ocean travel. In PACIFIC WITH SAM NEILL, Neil explores the three world-changing voyages that Captain Cook undertook to link the Pacific with Europe.
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Friday, Apr 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM
"Endeavour and Australia"
Having fulfilled his Admiralty brief Captain Cook opted to tale the long way back to Britain so he could chart the East Coast of Australia and explore the mysterious land. The Aboriginal people showed more caution than their Polynesian counterparts upon the Endeavour's arrival seemingly indifferent to the strangers and wishing them gone. This understandable reticence was misinterpreted and later led to the myth of Terra Nullius. Sam travels from Botany Bay up the east coast to Cooktown, learning about a country that far from being nobodies' land was comprehensively inhabited by a well established culture. G
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Friday, Apr 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM "Endeavour and Australia" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 26, 2019 - 10:30 PM "Endeavour and Australia" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6:00 PM "Resolution and the Great Southern Continent" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:30 PM "Resolution and the Great Southern Continent" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 6:00 PM "Resolution and the Northwest Passage" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:00 PM "Resolution and the Northwest Passage" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 6:00 PM "Resolution and Hawaii" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 17, 2019 - 10:05 PM "Resolution and Hawaii" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jun 14, 2019 - 12:00 AM "Endeavour and Tahiti" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 - 5:00 PM "Endeavour and Tahiti" (PLUS)
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