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NZ On Air watching the detectives

A second series of SPP’s The Brokenwood Mysteries is supported in the latest funding announcement out of NZ On Air.

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Fans of the first series of The Brokenwood Mysteries will be thrilled to see Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd’s return for a second series of the murder mystery series on Prime. The first series had a very appreciative audience who, judging by social media chatter, were left wanting more.

“We are delighted to support another season of The Brokenwood Mysteries. The first season was gorgeously quirky, quintessentially kiwi, and its audience loved it,” continued Ms Wrightson.

Tammy Davis’ feature film Born To Dance, which recently completely principal photography, is supported for its outing on Māori Television in line with NZ On Air’s Rautaki Māori strategy.

A few years on from its successful Amazing Extraordinary Friends, Greenstone gets back into kids’ drama with The Cul De Sac, destined for TV2. The show centres on 16 year old Rose who must keep her siblings safe after all the adults mysteriously disappear and dark forces begin to tear the world apart.

“We are very excited to see a new sci-fi drama for children. It’s been a successful genre in the past and TV2’s commitment to give it a prime time slot is a strong vote of confidence in this new project,” says NZ On Air CEO Jane Wrightson.

Funding
The Brokenwood Mysteries 2, 4×120′, South Pacific Pictures for Prime, $4,036,000
The Cul De Sac, 6×30′, Greenstone TV for TV2, $1,024,942
Born To Dance, 1×120′, Sector 7 Productions for Māori Television, $110,000

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