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richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 5

The term "eco" has been stretched and bled and manipulated into a marketing tool, so it is important that we ask the right questions when it comes to accomodations.

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filmmaker: Richard Bangs

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Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga:intro

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga:intro

How New Zealand is becoming a model for the rest of the world in its pursuit of…moreHow New Zealand is becoming a model for the rest of the world in its pursuit of sustainable tourism. Buy the DVD www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga: overview

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga: overview

"There is something enigmatic about New Zealand as it seems more pristine every…more"There is something enigmatic about New Zealand as it seems more pristine every time I return" Buy the DVD www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 3

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 3

Before the arrival of the Europeans the Maori did not have a written language s…moreBefore the arrival of the Europeans the Maori did not have a written language so storytelling was essential to continuing the culture. Figuring prominently in these stories were landscapes as characters. Buy the DVD at www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 4

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 4

The more people that can be touched by the magic of the outdoors, the larger th…moreThe more people that can be touched by the magic of the outdoors, the larger the constituency that can raise voices when the environment becomes threatened. Buy the DVD at www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

Interview with Richard Bangs

Interview with Richard Bangs

Explorer Richard Bangs talks about his latest film and book on New Zealand, wha…moreExplorer Richard Bangs talks about his latest film and book on New Zealand, what drives him to travel and his passion for environmental issues. Filmed at The Explorer's Club in New York less

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 6

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 6

On Franz Joseph Glacier, South Island New Zealand. "To traverse these landsca…moreOn Franz Joseph Glacier, South Island New Zealand. "To traverse these landscapes is to be part of a narrative which was risk, conflict and perhaps understanding." Buy the DVD www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

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The Mekong River in Phnom Penh

The Mekong River in Phnom Penh

The Mekong is one of the world’s major rivers. It is the world's 10th-longest r…moreThe Mekong is one of the world’s major rivers. It is the world's 10th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China's Yunnan province, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia. In Phnom Penh the Mekong river receives the Tonle Sap River. The seasonal cycle of changing water levels at Phnom Penh results in the unique “flow reversal” of water into and out of Tonle Sap River. Phnom Penh also marks the beginning of the delta system of the Mekong River. Rich in fishlife the Mekong provides a large amount of the proteins consumed by the Phnom Pen population. Water dwellers and small fishing boats ply the waters incessantly. In the villages along the river is a small cottage industry of Khmer silk weaving which is one of the oldest traditions in Cambodia. We visited one called Heng Naysim. less

The Emerald Empire

The Emerald Empire

Come on an exclusive tour of New York City's parks with the commissioner of the…moreCome on an exclusive tour of New York City's parks with the commissioner of the parks himself. Traveling from Central Park to Icahn Stadium, you'll meet people from clean-up crews to Olympic gold-medalists. less

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the …moreThe Dead Sea also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. Its surface and shores are 423 metres (1,388 ft) below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea is 377 m (1,237 ft) deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. With 33.7% salinity, it is also one of the world's saltiest bodies of water. . It is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. This salinity makes for a harsh environment in which animals cannot flourish, hence its name. The Dead Sea is 67 kilometres (42 mi) long and 18 kilometres (11 mi) wide at its widest point. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River. The Dead Sea has attracted visitors from around the Mediterranean basin for thousands of years. Biblically, it was a place of refuge for King David. It was one of the world's first health resorts (for Herod the Great), and it has been the supplier of a wide variety of products, from balms for Egyptian mummification to potash for fertilizers. People also use the salt and the minerals from the Dead Sea to create cosmetics and herbal sachets. The Dead Sea seawater has a density of 1.240 kg/L, which makes swimming similar to floating. The Dead Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. less

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Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 7

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 7

In Hokitika on New Zealand South Island Richard meets elder Hemi Te Rakau who e…moreIn Hokitika on New Zealand South Island Richard meets elder Hemi Te Rakau who expounds on the Maori holistic way of mind. Buy the DVD www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 8

Richard Bang's Quest for Kaitiakitanga part 8

By digging into their own myths, the people of Kaikura, on New Zealand South Is…moreBy digging into their own myths, the people of Kaikura, on New Zealand South Island, have reinvented their culture for the XX!st Century. Buy the DVD www.adventureswithpurpose.tv less