AKA Mission Genesis. Not really a New Zealand TV Show, but it was based on a trilogy of books by the New Zealand science fiction writer Ken Catran, who has a long association with work in New Zealand TV production. In the future, Earth's entire population is being wiped out by an unstoppable virus. Mankind's only hope for survival is to launch a spaceship stocked with clones in cryogenic freeze, which will return to a devastated planet and re-populate it. Prior to its arrival, however, its crew of 6 is awoken to face a threat to the ship. They must come to terms with the workings of the ship, the dangers faced by their ship, the realization that they are clones, and their ultimate destiny: to save their race. Only one season of 13 episodes was made, and in the show the characters were slightly older than in the books.

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