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Heartland - Fendalton

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1994

E
Exempt

Heartland host Gary McCormick visits Fendalton, Christchurch — which has a reputation as one of the country's more well-to-do and refined suburbs — to see if its posh reputation rings true. McCormick takes tea and sandwiches on the lawn with elderly resident (and possessor of some archetypal 'rounded vowels') Bessie Seymour Parker; visits grand homesteads and English country gardens; and meets some private school teenagers in the fancy suburb. Fendalton is one of the oldest residential areas in the Garden City.

 

The façade was everything. Anything unpleasant was swept under the carpet because we didn't want to know about that, dear.
– Bessie Seymour Porter on the roles of women as 'the perfect wives' in the early 1900s

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