(AO) Follow a cohort of new recruits who have been selected into the NZ ARMY's Basic Training, as they set out to change their lives and serve their country. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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Intake, Series 1 Episode 1

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Around 107 anxious recruits arrive at Waiouru Military Camp to begin 16 weeks of Basic Training. They have four days to decide whether to join the New Zealand Army. 

Intake, Series 1 Episode 2

Made with the support of NZ On Air (AO). This week on Intake, the recruits are a month into their training and the pressure is building as they under take their first firearms test, and it’s the end of the road for one recruit.

Intake, Series 1 Episode 4

(AO) It's crunch time as the recruits are put to the test. They will spend seven nights out in the field putting everything they have learned so far, into practice.

Intake, Series 1 Episode 5

(AO) Made with the support of NZ On Air. This week on Intake the recruits learn about Ngāti Tūmatauenga, the army’s own iwi and they get a taste of modern warfare.

Intake, Series 1 Episode 6

(AO) Tonight the recruits will encounter their hardest exercise yet, they will be pushed to the limit and some will doubt whether they will make it to the end.

Intake, Series 1 Episode 7

(AO) Made with the support on NZ On Air. It's graduation time. As the recruits prepare for their march out parade, there is shocking news as they learn some of their peers will not be graduating. (FINAL)