Sorry – due to licensing restrictions,
this clip can't be viewed outside New Zealand.

Thankfully most of NZ On Screen's content
can be viewed from anywhere: browse and enjoy!

We're sorry, but something went wrong

Please try reloading the page

We're sorry, but your browser is unable to play this video content.

Please upgrade your browser, or install the flash plugin.

We're sorry, but this video is currently unavailable on mobile.

Hero image for Shortland Street - First Episode

Shortland Street - First Episode

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1992

If you liked this, you might also like...

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street
Series

Shortland Street

Shortland Street is a fast-paced serial drama...

Collection

Best of the 90s

This collection celebrates the best of 1990s television,...

Collection

25 Years of Shortland Street

After countless romances, breakups and revelations, ...

Collection

Legendary NZ TV Moments

This collection celebrates the legendary moments that...

Collection

The Most Legendary NZ TV Moments

Where were you when Thingee's eye popped out? This...

Collection

The Temuera Morrison Collection

From Rangi's Catch to Once Were Warriors: a collection...

Collection

Top 40 NZ TV Classics

This Kiwi TV collection brings together 40 local TV...

Collection

Classic TV Catchphrases

Classic moments where a few choice words become the...

Collection

NZ On Air - 30th Birthday Collection

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of funding...

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - 1995 Christmas episode (truck crash)

Shortland Street - 1995 Christmas episode (truck crash)

Another classic Shorty episode

Thumbnail image for Bloopers - Shortland Street

Bloopers - Shortland Street

Shortland Street bloopers

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

A highlights reel from the first 15 years

Thumbnail image for Keeping Up the Love Thing

Keeping Up the Love Thing

Nurse Carrie Burton sings

Thumbnail image for NZ On Air 30th Birthday - Shortland Street

NZ On Air 30th Birthday - Shortland Street

John Leigh talks about the early days of Shortland Street

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - The Ferndale Strangler finale

Shortland Street - The Ferndale Strangler finale

Another iconic episode

Thumbnail image for The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison - First Episode

The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison - First Episode

A reality show following Tem Morrison

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Kirsty and Lionel's wedding

Shortland Street - Kirsty and Lionel's wedding

Another classic Shorty episode

Thumbnail image for Homeward Bound - First Episode

Homeward Bound - First Episode

A less urban 90s soap

Thumbnail image for Loose Enz - That Bread Should Be So Dear

Loose Enz - That Bread Should Be So Dear

Directed by Shortland St producer Caterina De Nave

Thumbnail image for You Make the Whole World Smile

You Make the Whole World Smile

Shortland Streeters sing

Thumbnail image for Black Bitch

Black Bitch

Starring "Not in Guatemala" Carrie Burton actor Lisa...

Thumbnail image for The Promise

The Promise

A real NZ health system story

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Maia and Jay’s Civil Union

Shortland Street - Maia and Jay’s Civil Union

Another noteworthy Shortland Street episode

Thumbnail image for The Heater

The Heater

Elizabeth McRae features in this music video

Thumbnail image for Shipwreck - The Tragedy of the Boyd

Shipwreck - The Tragedy of the Boyd

Presented by Paul Gittins (aka clinic boss Michael McKenna)

Thumbnail image for Once Were Warriors

Once Were Warriors

Doctor Ropata in quite a different guise

Thumbnail image for Emergency - First Episode

Emergency - First Episode

A factual series set in an NZ hospital

Thumbnail image for Blind Date - Series One, Episode Three

Blind Date - Series One, Episode Three

Suzy Clarkson is one of the presenters of this show

Thumbnail image for A Going Concern (short clip)

A Going Concern (short clip)

A forgotten soap that began years before Shortland Street

Thumbnail image for Highwater

Highwater

Michael Galvin appears in this teleplay

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Death of Sarah Potts

Shortland Street - Death of Sarah Potts

Dr Sarah Potts falls victim to a deadly disease

Thumbnail image for Michael Galvin on meeting the triplets

Michael Galvin on meeting the triplets

Chris gets a triple surprise

Thumbnail image for Amy Street

Amy Street

A portrait of a Shortland St superfan

Thumbnail image for Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

Michael Galvin in an early role

If you liked this, you might also like...

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street
Series

Shortland Street

Shortland Street is a fast-paced serial drama...

Collection
Collection image for Best of the 90s

Best of the 90s

This collection celebrates the best of 1990s television,...

Collection
Collection image for 25 Years of Shortland Street

25 Years of Shortland Street

After countless romances, breakups and revelations, ...

Collection
Collection image for Legendary NZ TV Moments

Legendary NZ TV Moments

This collection celebrates the legendary moments that...

Collection
Collection image for The Most Legendary NZ TV Moments

The Most Legendary NZ TV Moments

Where were you when Thingee's eye popped out? This...

Collection
Collection image for The Temuera Morrison Collection

The Temuera Morrison Collection

From Rangi's Catch to Once Were Warriors: a collection...

Collection
Collection image for Top 40 NZ TV Classics

Top 40 NZ TV Classics

This Kiwi TV collection brings together 40 local TV...

Collection
Collection image for Classic TV Catchphrases

Classic TV Catchphrases

Classic moments where a few choice words become the...

Collection
Collection image for NZ On Air - 30th Birthday Collection

NZ On Air - 30th Birthday Collection

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of funding...

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - 1995 Christmas episode (truck crash)

Shortland Street - 1995 Christmas episode (truck crash)

Another classic Shorty episode

Thumbnail image for Bloopers - Shortland Street

Bloopers - Shortland Street

Shortland Street bloopers

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

Shortland Street - Highlights from the first 15 years

A highlights reel from the first 15 years

Thumbnail image for Keeping Up the Love Thing

Keeping Up the Love Thing

Nurse Carrie Burton sings

Thumbnail image for NZ On Air 30th Birthday - Shortland Street

NZ On Air 30th Birthday - Shortland Street

John Leigh talks about the early days of Shortland Street

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - The Ferndale Strangler finale

Shortland Street - The Ferndale Strangler finale

Another iconic episode

Thumbnail image for The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison - First Episode

The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison - First Episode

A reality show following Tem Morrison

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Kirsty and Lionel's wedding

Shortland Street - Kirsty and Lionel's wedding

Another classic Shorty episode

Thumbnail image for Homeward Bound - First Episode

Homeward Bound - First Episode

A less urban 90s soap

Thumbnail image for Loose Enz - That Bread Should Be So Dear

Loose Enz - That Bread Should Be So Dear

Directed by Shortland St producer Caterina De Nave

Thumbnail image for You Make the Whole World Smile

You Make the Whole World Smile

Shortland Streeters sing

Thumbnail image for Black Bitch

Black Bitch

Starring "Not in Guatemala" Carrie Burton actor Lisa...

Thumbnail image for The Promise

The Promise

A real NZ health system story

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Maia and Jay’s Civil Union

Shortland Street - Maia and Jay’s Civil Union

Another noteworthy Shortland Street episode

Thumbnail image for The Heater

The Heater

Elizabeth McRae features in this music video

Thumbnail image for Shipwreck - The Tragedy of the Boyd

Shipwreck - The Tragedy of the Boyd

Presented by Paul Gittins (aka clinic boss Michael McKenna)

Thumbnail image for Once Were Warriors

Once Were Warriors

Doctor Ropata in quite a different guise

Thumbnail image for Emergency - First Episode

Emergency - First Episode

A factual series set in an NZ hospital

Thumbnail image for Blind Date - Series One, Episode Three

Blind Date - Series One, Episode Three

Suzy Clarkson is one of the presenters of this show

Thumbnail image for A Going Concern (short clip)

A Going Concern (short clip)

A forgotten soap that began years before Shortland Street

Thumbnail image for Highwater

Highwater

Michael Galvin appears in this teleplay

Thumbnail image for Shortland Street - Death of Sarah Potts

Shortland Street - Death of Sarah Potts

Dr Sarah Potts falls victim to a deadly disease

Thumbnail image for Michael Galvin on meeting the triplets

Michael Galvin on meeting the triplets

Chris gets a triple surprise

Thumbnail image for Amy Street

Amy Street

A portrait of a Shortland St superfan

Thumbnail image for Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

Shark in the Park - Diversions (Series Two, Episode Four)

Michael Galvin in an early role