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  1. Part one of three from this full length episode (for viewers within New Zealand).

  2. Part two of three from this full length episode (for viewers within New Zealand).

  3. Part three of three from this full length episode (for viewers within New Zealand).

  4. The credits from this episode (for viewers within New Zealand).


Iconic serial drama Shortland Street is based around the births, deaths and marriages of the staff, family and patients of the eponymous hospital. This 1994 cliffhanger episode, written by Rachel Lang, features the wedding between receptionist Kirsty and muffin man Lionel. But will hunky Stuart be able to deny his love for Kirsty? Countless familiar characters appear; and three actors who have since launched Hollywood careers — Temuera Morrison, Martin Henderson, and Marton Csokas — as Dr Ropata, Stuart Neilson, and Leonard Dodds respectively.


A perspective by Mihi Murray 13.10.2009

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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Credits (45)

 Juliet Monaghan
 Tony Holden
 Rachel Lang

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