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  1. The first of two excerpts from this programme.

  2. The second of two excerpts from this programme.

  3. The credits from this programme.

Synopsis

This show was possibly the most controversial edition of the Heartland series. After an obligatory historical preamble, explaining the state house roots of this working class dormitory suburb, Gary hits the rugby league club, local homes and Tupperware parties for some seriously extra-terrestrial encounters with Wainui-o-Martians. Chloe Reeves, with her squeaking voice, romantic dreams, and tiger slippers, proved to be unforgettable and became a national figure. In the second clip future All Black Piri Weepu holds a school road safety lollipop (around 6.40).

Background

A Series Perspective by Costa Botes 20.10.2008

Heartland grew out of the success of a one-off collaboration between presenter Gary McCormick and director Bruce Morrison. ...

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Credits (6)

 Sean Duffy
 William Grieve
 John Patrick

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Comments (12)

 Andrew

Andrew

So cool... Loving families, great environment for kids, communities that play together, totally non-pretentious people, so much that I love about small town NZ

 Bev Stephens

Bev Stephens

Loved seeing the little girl eating a bowl of porridge and Mum preparing a cut lunch for her to take to school. What happened to those days?

 Dan

Dan

Thats not Pow 6.42..

 Sylvie

Sylvie

The lovely Kristen and Thea at a Tupperware party - how cute - and you didn't even live in Wainuiomata!!!

 David

David

Piri Weepu at 6:42!

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 Anson Grieve Productions

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 Anson Grieve Productions

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Quotes

"It reminds me of a New Zealand version of Coronation Street — it's so friendly eh!"