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Documentaries

Outback Rider

PGR This is the record of a road trip with a difference – taking a Harley where it was never designed to go. Country music artist Steve Grace had a dream of riding his motorbike from Byron Bay to the Birdsville Hotel in remote Outback Queensland, along the way telling the stories of the hardworking […]

Heart of a Soul Surfer

PGR Bethany Hamilton, a 13-year-old girl destined for a successful surfing career, lost her arm to a 14-foot tiger shark on Oct 31, 2003. The attack didn't stop this determined Soul Surfer from giving up. Instead, it compelled her to discover her purpose in life as she overcame the loss of her arm and got […]

The Vicar of Baghdad

PGR Rev Canon Andrew White, also known as The Vicar of Baghdad joins Andrew Urquhart in the Shine TV studio to discuss his Ministry and incredible journey with God. (Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)

Loud, Krazy, Love: Brian Welch

PGR Ahead of the movie release Loud, Krazy, Love - 13th June, Josh and Bjorn chat to Brian "Head" Welch about his destructive life as guitarist with the band Korn and his transformation to Christianity. (Visited 49 times, 1 visits today)

The House that God Built

G A group of Invercargil teens head to Fiji to live amongst the local people, experience the culture and undertake a seemingly impossible building project, all in less than 14 days. (Visited 29 times, 1 visits today)

The Disposable Ones

PGR Australian rugby league professional Jason Stevens steps a little out of his comfort zone in this Compassion Australia-funded Karbon International production of The Disposable Ones. The documentary is about children; more precisely those in Colombia who are branded the detritus of society in a culture stunted by poverty, frustrated by drug related civil war, […]

Aston Villa and Southhampton

Thank God for Football!, Season 1 Episode 1. G Did you know that nearly a third of the clubs that have played in the English FA Premier League owe their existence to a church? Today very little is known about those pioneering founders. Football historian Peter Lupson sets the record straight as he tells the […]

My Story Gracia Burnham

PGR Gracia and her husband had been missionaries with New Tribes Mission (now known as Ethnos NZ) for 17 years when they were taken hostage by the Abu Sayyaf - a terrorist Muslim extremist group in the Philippines (linked with ISIS). They were under their captivity in 2001 for over a year at which time […]

Finding Forever Families

PGR Orphans Aid International is a true New Zealand aid success story. It has taken the real needs of children in other countries and actually addressed them - but not in a 'one size fits all' way. (Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)

In God’s Company

G There is no name in the world more instantly recognisable in connection with travel than Thomas Cook. A devout Christian, his great passion was to bring people closer together and nearer to their Creator by making "God's earth with all its fullness and beauty" accessible and affordable to all. (Visited 46 times, 1 visits […]

Flying High – Orville Rogers

G Pilot and world champion runner Orville Rogers trained bomber pilots in World War II, flew the B-36 on secret missions during the Korean Conflict, ferried airplanes to remote Christian missions all over the world, and managed to squeeze in a thirty-one-year career as a pilot with Braniff Airways. As if that wasn't enough, Orville […]

YembiYembi: Unto the Nations

PGR This moving 30 minute documentary tells the story of an American family’s journey from a comfortable life in San Diego to groundbreaking missionary work with an isolated tribal group in Papua New Guinea. Follow them as they prepare for this epic adventure and witness how they adjusted to a culture so different from their […]

Beauty From Ashes

PGR In this 45 minute special we take a look at how our Christian community has responded in love and support to those affected by the Christchurch attacks. (Visited 55 times, 1 visits today)

A Conversation with Paul Young

PGR Wm. Paul Young, author of The Shack is in conversation with Andrew Urquhart in the Shine TV studio. Paul talks of the origins of The Shack, subsequent novels and The Heart of Man movie. (Visited 41 times, 1 visits today)

We Were Enemies

PGR Two men. One, angered by the coup against his beloved king, takes up arms and fights for the Red Khmer, a brutal regime that killed millions in Cambodia. His anger grows and grows and leads him to perpetrate horrendous killings. The other, sickened by the horrors of the regime, decides to fight against it. […]

Israel – A Walk in the Word

PGR A Walk in the Word takes us on a 10 day journey through the beautiful land of Israel. Jump on board with tour guide and host, Shirley Carpenter who leads us to the places that Jesus grew up, was baptised, taught, chose His disciples and lived. At each location Shirley brings context to the […]

Good News In A Parched Land

PGR 57 years after Dr. Billy Graham’s first Gospel Crusade to Australia, Billy’s grandson and evangelist, Will Graham was invited by the combined churches of Alice Springs to speak during a weekend rally. Will travelled half way around the world to share an important message of hope to the Indigenous people of outback Central Australia. […]

The Spirit of Waitangi

G What does it mean to be a resident of New Zealand and how much of our identity is influenced by our background, who we are both culturally and spiritually. Andrew Urquhart investigates in Waitangi. (Visited 19 times, 1 visits today)

ANZAC Day 2019

PGR ANZAC day coverage hosted by Andrew Urquhart. Including studio panel discussion and mini documentary commemorating this special day. (Visited 27 times, 1 visits today)

Finding Ratana

Andrew Urquhart talks with historian and author Keith Newman about the legacy of Maori Prophet T W Ratana; the significance of the movement and the importance of his message to the church of Aotearoa. (Visited 70 times, 3 visits today)

Box of Delights

G Each year, Kiwis send gift boxes to places like Papua New Guinea, as part of Operation Christmas Child. Allan Lee follows those boxes to PNG and finds there's so much more to it than a box of toys. (Visited 44 times, 1 visits today)

Unveil The Stigma of Leprosy

AO Aaron Ironside travels to India to see the work of the Leprosy Mission in treating not only the disease, but also addressing its stigma in society. (Visited 33 times, 1 visits today)

Shadows of Shoah

PGR The Shadows of Shoah Exhibition was launched by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at a United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day event in 2013. Since then this multidisciplinary artistic and educational work has toured nineteen art galleries, museums, and public spaces - from Whangarei, NZ's northernmost city to its southernmost, Invercargill. (Visited 15 […]

Daily Light

G Three spiritual pilgrims, each in different stages of life, take us on a journey of what it means for them to be Christians in the modern world. Sharing wisdom from their past and hopes for their future, these colourful characters inspire an exploration of the extraordinary in our everyday lives. (Visited 20 times, 1 […]

The Orphan Lady

PGR How did an ordinary mum from Queenstown not only launch an international humanitarian organisation, but also see it grow to impact the lives of hundreds of vulnerable and abandoned children?Her cause is something we can all feel compelled and passionate to join in with - 150 million orphans needing our help. Yet Sue has […]

James Hudson Taylor

PGR In this telling of the life story of James Hudson Taylor and the China Inland Mission, the power of the living God and the possibilities of the Christian life is demonstrated. An ordinary man, Hudson Taylor, was called at a young age to an extraordinary task: to take the message of God's love to […]

A Prevailing Hope

PGR There are places on earth ruled by darkness; where children live under the oppression of violent poverty.The award winning documentary, A Prevailing Hope, is a sensitive and intimate portrait of a community in crisis and a tribute to a project waging war on the poverty that keeps generations of children exploited by prostitution and […]
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