Shortland Street is a fast-paced serial drama set in an eponymous inner city Auckland hospital. A South Pacific Pictures production, the iconic show is based around the births, deaths and marriages of the staff, family and patients. Screening five days a week on TV2 it is New Zealand’s longest running drama. Characters and lines from the show have entered the culture, most famously, "you're not in Guatemala now, Dr Ropata!". This 2007 promo, set to the theme song, collects together highlights from the first 15 years of the show.
Shortland Street is a New Zealand television frontrunner: the first five-day-a-week drama, the first fast turn-around New Zealand serial drama geared to a commercial market; it was also the first NZ soap to be exported. It has become ...
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Music Video, 1996
Music video clip also starring Will Wallace
Television, 2005 (Excerpts)
A real NZ health system story
Film, 1994 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)
Dr Ropata in quite a different guise
Television, 2004 (Excerpts)
Featuring Robyn Malcolm - one of the original Shorty actors
Film, 2001 (Trailer and Excerpts)
Featuring Nancy Brunning as Marama
Music Video, 1992
Music video from Jan Hellriegel
Television, 1995 (Excerpts)
Christmas episode 1995
Television, 2008 (Excerpts)
More from Shorty street
Television, 1992 (Full Length Episode)
The first episode
Television, 2006 (Excerpts)
A noteworthy Shortland Street episode