Filming Schedule

Bush Telly will be filming 40 segments of conservation interviews and demonstrations live before the public over the five days of the 2009 Ellerslie International Flower Show.

The "Making Of" will be filmed from Friday 20 February till Friday 6 March.

Prior to Opening -  Tuesday 10 March 2009

1300 - 1330

Bush Telly exhibit official opening function

Officiated by Dr Bryan Jenkins (ECAN).

1330 - 1400

Short interviews with guests

 

Day One - Wednesday 11 March 2009

1000 - 1100

Opening sequence

1100 – 1200
Potting Shed

Blue Duck and Brown Teal Captive Breeding - Tara Atkinson (Orana Wildlife Park)

Tara Atkinson talks about her role managing Orana Wildlife Park's programme for the breeding of these endangered birds for national release-recovery programmes.

Interviewed by Gemma Bradfield (ECAN).

1200 - 1300
Potting Shed

Omahu Bush - Grant Nelson (The Gama Foundation)

Grant Nelson talks about the diverse range of bird and plant species that trampers are likely to come across at Omahu Bush, and the work that he is undertaking in an attempt to protect and enhance the Port Hills.

Interviewed by Gemma Bradfield (ECAN).

1300 - 1400

Crew lunch

1400 - 1500
Potting Shed

Native Plants in your Garden Used for Medicine or Food - Sue Scheele (Landcare Research)

Sue Schelle talks about how useful the native plants in your garden can be.

Interviewed by Tom Fraser (Landcare Research).

1500 - 1600
Potting Shed

Plant Me Instead - a Review - Helen Braithwaite (Weedbusters)

Weedbusters supporter Helen Braithwaite explains how to spot the weeds amongst the flowers in the garden using the "Plant Me Instead" booklet.

Interviewed by Gemma Bradfield (ECAN).

1600 - 1700
Potting Shed

Garden Plants Becoming Weeds - Jon Sullivan (Lincoln University)

Jon Sullivan tells us about the impact that exotic garden plants are having on native New Zealand species.

Interviewed by Gemma Bradfield (ECAN).

1700 - 1800

Closing sequence

 

Day Two - Thursday 12 March 2009

1000 - 1100

Opening sequence

1100 - 1200
Potting Shed

The Three Kings Islands - Rare Plants and Their Conservation - Anthony Wright (Canterbury Museum)

Canterbury Museum director Dr Anthony Wright talks about the unique native flora and fauna found on these pristine islands.

Interviewed by Chris Todd (Forest & Bird).

1200 – 1300
Potting Shed

Riccarton Bush Predator Proof Fence - John Moore (Riccarton Bush Trust)

John Moore talks to Chris Todd about the challenges of protecting Riccarton Bush.

Interviewed by Chris Todd (Forest & Bird).

1300 - 1400

Potting Shed

Pest Plants - Jaap Knegtmans (MAF Bio Security NZ)

Japp talk to us about the pest plant species control work that is co-coordinated by MAF.

Interviewed by Chris Todd (Forest & Bird).

1400 - 1500
Potting Shed

Introduction to The Amazing World of Spiders - Simon Pollard (Canterbury Museum)

Dr Simon Pollard, the natural history photographer and curator at Canterbury Museum shares some of his research and images of New Zealand's native spiders.

Interviewed by Chris Todd (Forest & Bird).

1500 - 1600
Potting Shed

Pollination – What’s Happening in Your Garden? - Linda Newstrom (Landcare Research)

Dr Linda Newstrom talks about amazing relationship between plants and insects in your garden.

Interviewed by Tom Fraser (Landcare Research).

1600 - 1700
Potting Shed

The Birds of Christchurch - Paul Scofield (Canterbury Museum)

Dr Paul Scofield from Canterbury Museum is interviewd by Chris Todd about the prehistoric and current birds of Christchurch.

Interviewed by Chris Todd (Forest & Bird).

1700 - 1800

Closing sequence

 

Day Three - Friday 13 March 2009

1000 - 1100

Opening sequence

1100 - 1200
Stream

Tree Planting and Staking - Miles Giller (QEII National Trust)

Miles Giller gives a demonstration on how to correctly establish and maintain new tree growth.

Interviewed by Nick Ledgard (Scion).

1200 - 1300
Stream

Community Pest Control - Methods - Steve Hix (Connovation)

Steve Hix from Connovation demonstrates pest control products available suitable for the public to use.

Interviewed by Karin Stahel (Canterbury Museum).

1300 - 1400
Potting Shed, Nursery

Aquatic Plant Propagation - Soren O'Neil (Wai-Ora Nursery)

Soren O'Neil from Wai-ora Nursery tells of her efforts at generating the growth of aquatic plant species in conservation sites around Canterbury.

Interviewed by Karin Stahel (Canterbury Museum).

1400 - 1500

Crew lunch

1500 - 1600
Stream

Trapping Possums - Bruce Warburton (Landcare Research)

Bruce Warburton talks to Tom Fraser about the best methods for controlling one of the most serious threats to New Zealand flora and fauna.

Interviewed by Tom Fraser (Landcare Research).

1600 - 1700
Potting Shed

Wilding Conifers - a Pest Plant - Nick Ledgard (Scion)

Nick Ledgard from SCION talks to Miles Giller the issues created by the wilding spread of introduced conifers and what can be done to minimise their effects.

Interviewed by Miles Giller (QEII National Trust).

1700 - 1800
Potting Shed

Kaitorete Spit - Ian Hankin (DoC Mahaanui)

Doc Ranger Ian Hankin discusses the impact of weeds on the natural biodiversity of the Kaitorete Spit.

Interviewed by Karin Stahel (Canterbury Museum).

1800 - 2030
Stream

Old Mans Beard; Carex Pendula; Purple Loosestrife; Beggers Tick; Boneseed; Darwins Barberry; Yellow Flag; Hornwort, Egeria, Banana Passionfruit, Lagarosiphon - Rob McCaw (ECAN)

Rob tells us about the ecological impacts of these popular imported garden plants on our native New Zealand species, and demonstrates control methods.

Interviewed by Karin Stahel (Canterbury Museum).

 

Day Four - Saturday 14 March 2009

1000 - 1100

Opening sequence

1100 – 1200
Stream

Goats, Rooks, Rabbits- Dave Hunter (Excell)

Dave Hunter from Excell talks with Rob McCaw about the pest control programme in Banks Peninsula.

Interviewed by Rob McCaw (ECAN)

1200 - 1300
Potting Shed

Seed Collection - Jason Butt (Wai-Ora Nursery)

Jason Butt gives an account of how and why he goes about collecting seeds from native New Zealand plants.

Interviewed by Rob McCaw (ECAN)

1330 - 1400
Potting Shed

Chainsaws - Ryan Young (Florascapes)

Ryan Young shows how to maintain and use a chainsaw safely.

Interviewed by Rob McCaw (ECAN)

1400 - 1500
Green Room

Living with Natives - Ian Spellerberg (Lincoln University)

Professor Ian Spellerberg talks to Rob McCaw about the passion that has driven the creation of his new book.

Interviewed by Rob McCaw (ECAN)

1500 - 1600
Potting Shed

Prebbleton Nature Park - Jo Sutherland, Rona Ryan, Jim Hutton (Prebbleton Nature Park Volunteers)

Volunteers from Prebbleton Nature Park fill us in on the activities taking place to help maintain the park.

Interviewed by Simon Johnson (Habitat Restoration Services)

1600 - 1700
Potting Shed

Weedbusters - Helen Braithwaite (Weedbusters)

Weedbusters supporter Helen Braithwaite talks about the work of Weedbusters: a weed awareness and education programme that aims to protect New Zealand?s environment from the increasing weed problem.

Interviewed by Simon Johnson (Habitat Restoration Services)

1700 - 1800
Potting Shed

NZ Native Carnivorous Plants - Amber Sciligo (Lincoln University)

Amber Sciligo talks to Simon Johnson about her PhD research into New Zealand?s native carnivorous plant and what people can do to help conserve them.

Interviewed by Simon Johnson (Habitat Restoration Services)

1800 - 1900
Stream

Canterbury Mudfish - Anita Spencer (DoC Mahaanui)

DoC Ranger Anita Spencer talks about the acutely threatened Canterbury mudfish found only in the Canterbury plains of New Zealand and the efforts being put into conserving them.

Interviewed by Simon Johnson (Habitat Restoration Services)

1900 - 2030

Closing sequence

 

Day Five - Sunday 15 March 2009

1000 - 1100

Opening sequence

1100 - 1200

Interviews with the film crew for "The making of Bush Telly"

1200 – 1300
Nursery

Planting Ferns - Paul Michael (Fern Factor)

Fern propagation specialist Paul Michael talks to Di Robertson about how to be successful at planting ferns and what species could suit local garden conditions.

Interviewed by Di Robertson (Boffa Miskell).

1300 - 1400
Green Room

Restoration Guides - Di Lucas (Lucas Associates)

Landscape Architect Di Lucas talks to Di Robertson about how she uses complex scientific data to interpret the landscape and its biology to create guides and plans for restoration and sustainable land management.

Interviewed by Di Robertson (Boffa Miskell).

1400 – 1500
Potting Shed

Making a Weta Motel - Mike Bowie (Lincoln University)

Mike Bowie shows how to make a home for the native New Zealand Weta, and explains how they are useful for studying populations.

Interviewed by Di Robertson (Boffa Miskell).

1500 - 1600

Closing sequence