Shortland Street

  • 30 Mins
  • Drama
  • TV Series

Follow the lives and loves of the residents of Ferndale in New Zealand’s favourite drama series.

Over 7800 x half hours available.

A fast-paced serial drama in an urban setting, Shortland Street explores the lives and loves of the patients and staff of a modern metropolitan hospital and contains a heady mix of medical crisis, human drama, comedy, romance and suspense. First airing in 1992, Shortland Street will celebrate its 32nd Anniversary in May 2024. Shortland Street is regularly the number one show in target demographics 18-39 and Household Shoppers with children. As well as being New Zealand's most successful serial drama, the show screens in several international territories including Fiji, Australia, England and Ireland.


Head Writer

Jessica Joy Wood

Current Directors

Jacqueline Nairn, Emmett Skilton, Amanda Tito, Curtis Vowell, Ghazaleh Gol, Mia Blake, Geoff Cawthorn- various


Oliver Driver

Executive Producers

Kelly Martin, Andrew Szusterman

Award 1

NZ TV Awards 2023 Best Script, Drama:  Jessica Joy Wood

Award 2

NZ TV Wards 2019 - Television Legend Award:  Shortland Street

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