Introduction

The arid heart of Central Otago can look empty of life, but this video shows that if you look closer, you can find tiny alpine plants and flowers and maybe even the elusive Cromwell chafer beetle.

Highlights

Note: Meet the Locals is no longer on TVNZ. We are in the process of making it available on our own channels.

In the arid heart of Central Otago the landscape looks burnt and empty of life, but if you look a bit closer you can find tiny alpine plants and flowers and even the elusive Cromwell chafer beetle.

View the Beetles and flowers video
(4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)

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