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The DNA Detectives

Are you ready to find out where your roots really lie? Who your ancient forebears were? What cultures you connect to and what actually runs in your blood?

The results are in! The DNA Detectives is back for season two with a new batch of New Zealanders ready to uncover where their roots really lie. 

This time around, 12 fascinating Kiwis find answers to questions about their ancestry.

Join Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, All Black legend John Kirwan, actors Antonia Prebble, Erik Thomson, Robbie Magasiva, Miriama Smith and Jonny Brugh, musicians Stan Walker and Anika Moa, news hounds Simon Dallow and Nadine Chalmers-Ross and model Kylie Bax on a journey of truly global discovery.

The DNA Detectives takes each of these famous Kiwis around the world, revealing the different cultures their ancestors come from, the communities their forebears lived in and reunites them with people on the branches of the family tree that had previously been severed. 

Funding by NZ On Air.

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