A look at some of the best New Zealand documentaries you can watch for free online.

(a). Full Documentaries.

1. Discovering Australasia's Diverse Wildlife | Modern Dinosaurs | Real Wild

From the Thorny Devil, to predators that glow in the dark, to the world's most intelligent parrot, wildlife must adapt or die. New Zealand's dramatic landscape is no easy ride; the islands have been violently forged by volcanos and earthquakes to create some of the most unique environments on the planet. #australianwildlife #newzealand #lizards

Discovering Australasia's Diverse Wildlife | Modern Dinosaurs | Real Wild
Length Date Published
48m 15s 2022-12-17

2. Tuatara: The Ancient Reptile That Outlived The Dinosaurs | The Modern Dinosaur | Real Wild

Sixty-five million years ago, a meteor hit the earth near Mexico killing nearly all life on the planet. Out of the ashes, one reptile managed to survive in New Zealand: the Tuatara. Tuatara are some of the most bizarre reptiles on Earth. Despite their close resemblance to lizards, they are part of a distinct lineage, the order Rhynchocephalia. Scientists venture into some of the most remote parts of New Zealand searching for clues to its origins. They reveal it's distant relatives. #lizard...

Tuatara: The Ancient Reptile That Outlived The Dinosaurs | The Modern Dinosaur | Real Wild
Length Date Published
48m 13s 2022-12-03

3. The Beautiful Natural Landscape Of River Mokihinui | Wild River Journey | Real Wild

Voyage the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand with world renowned photographer and publisher Craig Potton. Flowing through a completely unimpeded landscape untouched by man from land to sea, the Mokihinui River is source of plentiful landscapes from alpine plateaus to biodiverse forests, leading into a gorge, and later flowing into the ocean. He delves into the rich history of the locals and their relationship with the country. #RealWild #Documentary

The Beautiful Natural Landscape Of River Mokihinui | Wild River Journey | Real Wild
Length Date Published
42m 16s 2022-02-05

4. New Zealand's Magnificent River Waikato | Wild River Journey | Real Wild

Voyage the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand with world renowned photographer and publisher Craig Potton. Craig travels along New Zealands longest river, the Waikato, which starts high in the mountains of Tongariro National Park and flows for over 425 kilometres. He delves into the rich history of the locals and their relationship with the country. #RealWild #Documentary

New Zealand's Magnificent River Waikato | Wild River Journey | Real Wild
Length Date Published
43m 43s 2022-01-29

5. Life On The Rangitata River (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild River Journeys | Real Wild

Voyage with world renowned photographer and publisher Craig Potton as he tours New Zealand‚ delving into the depths and shallows to unearth the rich history of the local people and their relationship with some of the country. #RealWild #Documentary

Life On The Rangitata River (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild River Journeys | Real Wild
Length Date Published
41m 43s 2017-04-26

6. The Journey Down The River Clarence | Wild River Journeys | Real Wild

Voyage with world renowned photographer and publisher Craig Potton as he tours New Zealand‚ delving into the depths and shallows to unearth the rich history of the local people and their relationship with some of the country. #RealWild #Documentary

The Journey Down The River Clarence | Wild River Journeys | Real Wild
Length Date Published
43m 11s 2017-04-26

7. New Zealand's Incredible West Coast (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild

Wild Coasts follows celebrated landscape photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, as he explores New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. It takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated and unknown wilderness spots, to uncover some of New Zealand's most breathtaking shores. #RealWild #Documentary

New Zealand's Incredible West Coast (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild
Length Date Published
44m 28s 2017-04-06

8. Beneath The New Zealand Sea (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild

Wild Coasts follows celebrated landscape photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, as he explores New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. It takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated and unknown wilderness spots, to uncover some of New Zealand's most breathtaking shores. See for yourself! #RealWild #Documentary

Beneath The New Zealand Sea (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild
Length Date Published
43m 39s 2017-03-29

9. New Zealand's Phenomenal Eastern Coastline | Wild Coasts | Real Wild

Follow celebrated landscape photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, as he explores Auckland, New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. It takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated and unknown wilderness spots, to uncover some of New Zealand's most breathtaking shores. See the wonder of New Zealand for yourself! #RealWild #Documentary

New Zealand's Phenomenal Eastern Coastline | Wild Coasts | Real Wild
Length Date Published
46m 16s 2017-03-22

10. The Incredible Natural Wonders Of New Zealand | Wild Coasts | Real Wild

Follow celebrated landscape photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, as he explores Auckland, New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. It takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated and unknown wilderness spots, to uncover some of New Zealand's most breathtaking shores. See the wonder of New Zealand for yourself! #RealWild #Documentary

The Incredible Natural Wonders Of New Zealand | Wild Coasts | Real Wild
Length Date Published
46m 3s 2017-03-15

11. The World Of The Wild Coasts (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild

Follow celebrated landscape photographer and conservationist Craig Potton, as he explores New Zealand's extraordinarily rich and varied coastline. It takes viewers from spectacular places known the world over to isolated and unknown wilderness spots, to uncover some of New Zealand's most breathtaking shores. #RealWild #Documentary

The World Of The Wild Coasts (Wildlife Documentary) | Wild Coasts | Real Wild
Length Date Published
46m 6s 2017-03-08