What persuaded a community of Ulster Scots pioneers to leave their own familiar surroundings, in the 1870’s and travel half way round the world to begin a new life in New Zealand? Mark Thompson tells the remarkable story of Katikati, the Ulster Settlement Down Under.
30-minute documentary for BBC Radio Ulster and Radio NZ
Broadcast February 2014
Presenter: Mark Thompson
Research: Debbie McCauley and Ellen McCormack
Audio Engineer: John Simpson
Producer: John Deering