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Bungay on Crime - A Ferry Tale (Part One)

Television (Full Length) – 1992

The “disappearance” of American tourist Milton Harris became one of New Zealand’s most bizarre insurance frauds. Barrister and QC Mike Bungay examines this curious case over two episodes from his series exploring notable criminal investigations. Part one focuses on Harris’ apparent loss overboard from the Cook Strait ferry and strange events during his trip to NZ which aroused the suspicions of Lloyds, who were facing a multi-million dollar claim. Police officers recall the arrest for shoplifting which undid Harris, and his peculiar behaviour in custody.

To fall off a ferry once is one thing but to fall off two different ferries within one week in two different countries obviously adds up to something that stinks.
– Insurance investigator David B Denton

Key Cast & Crew

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David Copeland


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Dave Gibson


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Mary Glue

Writer, Producer

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Gary Bowering

As: Milton Harris

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Neil Harris

As: Nicholas Dibble

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Clive Memmott

Art Director

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Produced by

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The Gibson Group