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Discover more about the harsh but beautiful surroundings of New Zealand's Westland National Park, the backdrop to the challenges.
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Series Three in New Zealand
Five scientists undertake an epic journey on the other side of the world to hunt for gold. Kate Humble joins the team of modern-day prospectors as they follow in the footsteps of the original gold pioneers on the rugged west coast of New Zealand's South Island.
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