Screentime: New Attenborough doco and Drag Race comes Down Under!

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Newstalk ZB,
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Sat, 1 May 2021, 12:01PM
The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under. (Image / Supplied)
The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under. (Image / Supplied)

Screentime: New Attenborough doco and Drag Race comes Down Under!

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 1 May 2021, 12:01PM

Screen Queen Tara Ward has some TV picks for your weekend. 

Life in Colour with David Attenborough
: Using the latest camera technology, David Attenborough’s latest nature documentary reveals the extraordinary ways in which animals use colour: to win a mate, to fight off rivals and to warn enemies (Netflix). 
 
Waiata / Anthems: A new short documentary series about iconic musical artists from Aotearoa who translate and record their songs in te reo Māori, sharing untold stories of fear and discovery along the way. Featuring Drax Project, Katchafire’s Logan Bell, Bic Runga, Che Fu, MELODOWNZ, Annie Crummer, Hollie Smith and Don McGlashan, each episode tracks the artists path through the origin of the song to its translation and meaning, exploring how it came to be. Each episode ends with a powerful live performance. (TVNZ OnDemand) 
 
RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under: Start your engines Aotearoa and may the best queen win! 10 queens from across Australia and New Zealand with the most charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent have been selected to compete in the first ever RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under (TVNZ 2 & TVNZ OnDemand, from Saturday) 

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