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Shortland Street

Shortland Street Logo, introduced May 2007
Genre Soap opera
Created by Patricia Morrison
Directed by Sam Scott
Angela Bloomfield
Caroline Bell-Booth
Britta Johnstone
Anna Marbrook
Geoffrey Cawthorn
Wayne Tourell
Jonathan Alvern
Renato Barlotomei
Katherine Mcrae
Starring Ensemble (list)
Country of origin Flag of New Zealand New Zealand
Language(s) New Zealand English
No. of episodes 4000 as of 2008-06-06
Production
Executive
producer(s)
Simon Bennett
John Barnett
Producer(s) Jason Daniel
Editor(s) Rowen Mackay
Running time 30 minutes (including advertisements-
24 minutes excluding)
Broadcast
Original channel TVNZ
Picture format 576i 16:9
Original run 1992-05-25 – present
External links
Official website
IMDb profile
TV.com summary


Shortland Street is New Zealand's longest-running soap opera, first broadcast on Monday, 25 May 1992. It is produced by South Pacific Pictures and screens weeknights on TVNZ's TV2. It is set in a modern metropolitan hospital in the fictional Auckland City suburb of Ferndale. While the series name is inspired by the real Shortland Street in Auckland City, the series street is not located in the CBD as the real street. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... The first TIME magazine cover devoted to soap operas, dated January 12, 1976. ... Angela Bloomfield is a New Zealand actor and director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... New Zealand English (NZE) is the English spoken in New Zealand. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The TVNZ Television Centre in Central Auckland. ... 576i is the shorthand name for a video mode. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The first TIME magazine cover devoted to soap operas, dated January 12, 1976. ... This article is about the City of Auckland. ... Ferndale is the fictitious Auckland City suburb in which the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street takes place. ...

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Setting

See also: Ferndale, New Zealand, Shortland Street Hospital, Shortland Street Primary Care Clinic, Current Living Arrangements, Ferndale High School, and Sugar (Shortland Street)

Shortland Street is mainly set in and around Shortland Street Hospital, a fictitious Auckland City public hospital (which had been a private clinic until 2001 when it was sold to the government by Dr Warner). The hospital gets its name from the fact it is located on Shortland Street in the fictitious suburb of Ferndale. The hospital also houses the Shortland Street Primary Care Clinic, and its own cafe. Ferndale is the fictitious Auckland City suburb in which the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street takes place. ... Shortland Street Hospital (in Māori Hohipera o Hoterini Tiriti) is a fictional hospital which is the main setting for the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... The Shortland Street Primary Care Clinic is a location in Shortland Street Hospital, the fictional hospital in the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... This is a list of current living arrangements for the characters in the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... Ferndale High School is a fictional school in the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... Sugar is a fictional cafe in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Shortland Street Hospital (in Māori Hohipera o Hoterini Tiriti) is a fictional hospital which is the main setting for the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... This article is about the City of Auckland. ... Ferndale is the fictitious Auckland City suburb in which the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street takes place. ... The Shortland Street Primary Care Clinic is a location in Shortland Street Hospital, the fictional hospital in the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ...


There are several other locations, including The IV, a bar and restaurant, located opposite the hospital; Sugar, a cafe located somewhere in Ferndale; and Ferndale High School, the local state secondary school. The I.V. is a fictional bar and restaurant on the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... Singles bar redirects here. ... For other uses, see Restaurant (disambiguation). ... Sugar is a fictional cafe in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Ferndale High School is a fictional school in the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The exterior views of the houses featured on the programme are located around the North Shore, West Auckland and Auckland City - the interiors are filmed on sets in the studio. Camera angles suggest that Ferndale is somewhere on the North Shore looking towards the Sky Tower and port of Auckland. Other camera shots are views of Henderson and other parts of Auckland. [1] which constitutes about 17.5% of the domestic population.


In popular culture, Shortland Street is sometimes referred to as Shorty Street or Shorty. The show's famous name has been hinted at by TVNZ to be associated with the former Shortland Street television studios in the Auckland City CBD, a mainstay for TVNZ in Auckland until the end of the 1980s. Popular culture (or pop culture) is the widespread cultural elements in any given society that are perpetuated through that societys vernacular language or lingua franca. ...


Storylines

See also: List of Shortland Street episodes

Shortland Street has had some exciting and scandalous storylines over the years to keep viewers tuning in. Storylines are planned five months before they are due to be screened. [2] This article details the various storylines that have occurred on the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street since its debut on May 25, 1992. ... This is an episode list for the television series, Shortland Street. ...


The significant storyline in 2007 was that of a serial killer who killed five women associated with Shortland Street Hospital and attempted to murder one other. Known as the Ferndale Strangler, his identify was revealed in the season finale as nurse Joey Henderson, who was about to strangle Tania Jeffries with a piece of IV tubing for going out with Kip Denton without telling Joey. Joey also tried to kill Shanti Kumari after finding out she was dating Scotty and was still engaged to Dinesh Jivani. Another controversial storyline involved 18 year-old student Hunter McKay's relationship with 34 year-old widowed mother-of-one Tess Adamson. Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Joseph James Joey Henderson[1] was a fictional character on New Zealands longest running soap opera Shortland Street and had been portrayed by Johnny Barker from June 20, 2007 until March 5, 2008. ... Information Gender Male Occupation Doctor Portrayed by Will Hall Kip Denton is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Shanti Kumari is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Hunter McKay is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... ‹ The template below is being considered for deletion. ...


Shortland Street producer Jason Daniel revealed in an interview with the NZ Herald that 2008 will introduce new characters Dinesh Jivani (Shanti Kumari's betrothed) - a house surgeon, Morgan Braithwaite - a new theatre nurse, and Riley - a one-woman whirlwind seen as a blessing by some and a curse by others.


Usually, Shortland Street has a high-paced action storyline in the last week before it takes a break over Christmas and New Year to keep viewers in suspense. However, this did not occur in 2006, due to the explosive Anthony Richard's scandal and Huia's death storylines in October. In 2007, two end-of-year storylines one revealed Joey Henderson as the Ferndale Strangler, the other a car with Guy, Tuesday, Toni and Harry Warner being pursued by a police car failed to take a corner on a gravel road and rolled down a bank. For other uses, see Christmas (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see New Year (disambiguation). ...


Shortland Street's 2008 season began on 14/1/08. It revealed that Tania wasn't strangled by Joey Henderson due to various incidents and left for a holiday with her family. The aftermath of the car accident Tuesday escaped with cuts and bruises, Harry escaped with a broken arm, the serious injuried were Toni, who lost a kidney, and Guy who was placed in an induced-coma. The dramatic end of the Ferndale strangler's reign happened on March 5, 2008 when an injured Joey Henderson jumped from the roof to his death after fleeing the police. Martha Riley - a one-woman whirlwind arrrive set to ruffle staff. Maia Jeffries and Morgan Braithwate returned in May. This article is about the day. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Norovirus was identified on an incoming patient and Toni Warner unwittingly became exposed to the disease but thought it was a stomach bug which Harry had a few days earlier. On June 12, 2008 June, Sarah found Toni asleep and woke her then realised she was severely dehydrated and rushes her to the E.D. Toni's close call stirred Chris's protective instincts and when her test results returned, it became apparent that her surviving kidney was irreparably damaged. Toni was floored at the news that she would need dialysis for the rest of her life. Chris vowed to do everything he could to care for her, and insisted that she moved back home. A reluctant but grateful Toni accepted, and Harry was delighted that Mummy was finally returning home. Due to an unexpected reaction to the dialysis, Toni's blood pressure dropped and Harry watched on in horror as Sarah, TK, Alice and Scotty fought to save Toni's life. Chris arrived too late, it's out on his dreadful shock he struggled to realise that Toni had died. Norovirus, an RNA virus of the Caliciviridae taxonomic family, causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world,[1][2] and is responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the US.[3] Norovirus affects people of all ages. ... Toni Warner (née Thompson) is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Dehydration is the removal of water (hydor in ancient Greek) from an object. ... In medicine, dialysis is a type of renal replacement therapy which is used to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function due to renal failure. ... A sphygmomanometer, a device used for measuring arterial pressure. ...


Characters

See also: List of Shortland Street characters

The following is a complete list of all characters that appear or have appeared on the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street. ...

Main Characters

Character Actor First Appearance Notes
Chris Warner Michael Galvin 1992
Craig Valentine Renato Bartolomei 2004
Maia Jeffries Anna Jullienne 2004
Sarah Potts Amanda Billing 2004
Yvonne Jefferies Alison Quigan 2004
Tania Jefferies Faye Smythe 2005
Libby Jeffries Fleur Saville 2005
Alice Piper Toni Potter 2005
Justine Jones Lucy Wigmore 2005 Played by Laurie Foell until end of 2006
TK Samuels Benjamin Mitchell 2006-2008
Callum McKay Peter Mochrie 2006
James "Scotty" Scott Kiel McNaughton 2006
Hunter McKay Lee Donoghue 2006
Sophie McKay Kimberley Crossman 2006
Kip Denton Will Hall 2007
Kieran Mitchell Adam Rickitt 2007
Shanti Kumari Nisha Madhan 2007
Gerald Tippett Harry McNaughton 2007
Morgan Braithwaite Bonnie Soper 2008

Recurring Characters

Character Actor Relation Duration
Harry Warner Henry Williams Son of Chris Warner and Toni Warner 2006 - present
Sunil Kumari Monish Anand Brother of Shanti Kumari 2007 - present
Wiremu Potae Scott Cotter TK's nephew who works at the IV 2007 - present
Martha Riley Riley Jacque Drew One-woman whirlwind [3] 2008-present
Kingi Te Wake Te Kohe Tuhaka who is set to cause a stir. [3] 2008-present
Dr. Hone Ropata Temuera Morrison Guesting for six weeks for 4000th episode [4] 1992-95; 2008-present
Olive Moronuki Echo Di Zhu Japanese exchange student[5] 2008-present
Jay Jefferies Jack Boyle
Tom Boyle
Maia's son 2008 - present

Returning and Debuting Characters

Character Actor Notes Appearance
Guy Warner Craig Parker Writer Returns later in year
Tuesday Warner Olivia Tennet Returns later in year
Scarlett Valentine Nicole Thomson Returns for a guest appearance [6]

Production

Shortland Street is produced by South Pacific Pictures, with assistance from FremantleMedia and Television New Zealand. In the first few years, the production was also assisted by New Zealand on Air. Dr. Chris Warner is a fictional character in the long running New Zealand soap Shortland Street. ... Michael Galvin Michael Galvin is a well known New Zealand actor. ... Nurse Maia Jeffries is a fictional character in the New Zealand TV drama Shortland Street. ... Anna Jullienne is a New Zealand born actress. ... Sarah-Jane Potts (born August 30, 1976 in Bradford, West Yorkshire) is a British actress, who is best known for her role as Saint in Sugar Rush. She also appeared as Molly in the 2001 series Felicity and as Ashley in National Lampoons Barely Legal. ... Amanda Billing Amanda Billing, born in 1976, is best known for her role as Doctor Sarah Potts on New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Yvonne Jeffries is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Born in Capetown, South Africa, Faye Smythe immigrated to New Zealand with her family at the age of eleven. ... Olivia Libby Jeffries[1] is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Fleur Saville (born 14 July 1984) is best known for her roles in Being Eve and The Tribe in which she played the role of popular character Ruby. ... Alice Piper (Toni Potter) is a fictional character in the New Zealand Soap Opera Shortland Street. ... Justine Jones is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Laurie Foell Laurie Foell in Shortland Street Laurie Foell (born February 10, 1968 in Argentina) is an Australian actress. ... TK Samuels is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Benjamin Mitchell (born 7 July 1978), is a New Zealand actor, best known for his role as Doctor TK Samuels in soap opera Shortland Street. ... Callum McKay is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Peter Mochrie (born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia-March 23, 1958) has enjoyed great success as one of Australias leading actors. ... James Scott is the name of several people. ... Hunter McKay is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Sophie McKay is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Information Gender Male Occupation Doctor Portrayed by Will Hall Kip Denton is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Kieran Mitchell is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Adam Peter Rickitt (born 29 May 1978 in Crewe, Cheshire), is an English actor, former singer and model. ... Shanti Kumari is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Gerald Tippett is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Henry Williams was one of the many European Missionaries that arrive in New Zealand, in an attempt to bring Christianity to the Maori people. ... Dr. Chris Warner is a fictional character in the long running New Zealand soap Shortland Street. ... Toni Warner (née Thompson) is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Shanti Kumari is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... Temuera Derek Morrison (born December 26, 1960) is a New Zealand actor. ... Dr. Guy Warner is a fictional character in the long running New Zealand soap Shortland Street. ... Craig Parker as Haldir in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. ... Olivia Tennet (born January 4, 1991) is a child actor from New Zealand, best known for her role as Freda in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. ... Information Gender Female Family Craig Valentine Relatives Jake Valentine (brother) Portrayed by Nicole Thomson Scarlett Valentine was a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ... South Pacific Pictures is a television production company based in New Zealand. ... FremantleMedia (formerly All-American Television and Pearson Television) is a division of RTL Group which holds the rights to the Goodson/Todman game show library which includes such classic game shows as The Price is Right, Match Game, Ive Got a Secret, and Family Feud, as well as non... The TVNZ Television Centre in Central Auckland. ... New Zealand on Air or the Broadcasting Commission of New Zealand is a New Zealand government entity responsible for the funding of public good broadcasting and the promotion of New Zealand culture on radio and television in New Zealand. ...

Writing

The writing team includes at least one medical advisor, for help with medical terms and procedures.


Every few months, the writers map out the storylines for the coming months. These storylines form the basis of the action on-screen.


With the amount of paper required, Shortland Street was once New Zealand's biggest paper user after the government. [7]

Filming

Today, most of the filming for Shortland Street occurs at South Pacific Pictures Waitakere City studios, with Ferndale High School scenes being filmed at the nearby Waitakere College.[citation needed] The exterior shots of the North Shore Hospital is Central Hospital which is the other hospital mentioned in the series as the place where patients are sent. Location scenes are usually filmed in Auckland, but other locations, including Fiji, have been used. Waitakere City is in the west of metropolitan Auckland, New Zealands most populous urban area. ...


Originally, Shortland Street was filmed in North Shore City at South Pacific Pictures Browns Bay studios until their relocation to purpose built studios in Waitakere City in 2000. The original Ferndale High School was played by a North Shore college until the studio relocated. North Shore City (orange). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...

History

Many New Zealand actors' careers have been launched by, or included a role on Shortland Street, including Marton Csokas (Dr. Leonard Rossi-Dodds), who has since starred in xXx, The Bourne Supremacy, Æon Flux and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; Temuera Morrison (Dr. Hone Ropata), who has since had roles in Once Were Warriors, Speed 2, and Star Wars: Episode II and III and the 2004 DVD release of The Empire Strikes Back, Katrina Devine who appeared in two series of the Power Rangers franchise Power Rangers: Ninja Storm and Power Rangers: Dino Thunder, Rene Naufahu starred in Power Rangers: S.P.D., Josephine Davison was cast in Power Rangers: S.P.D. and Power Rangers: Mystic Force and Martin Henderson, who has since starred in Bride and Prejudice, The Ring, Windtalkers, Little Fish and Torque and the ABC pilot Mr and Mrs Smith. Marton Csokas as Celeborn in The Fellowship of the Ring. ... Look up XXX in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the film see: The Bourne Supremacy (film) The Bourne Supremacy (ISBN 0553263226) is a novel written by Robert Ludlum and a sequel to The Bourne Identity. ... For other uses, see Æon Flux (disambiguation). ... This title can refer to either: The Fellowship of the Ring (book), the first part of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Temuera Derek Morrison (born December 26, 1960) is a New Zealand actor. ... Once Were Warriors, published in 1990, was New Zealand author Alan Duffs bestselling first novel. ... Speed 2: Cruise Control is an 1997 action movie produced by Twentieth Century Fox, directed by Jan de Bont. ... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Katrina Devine was born July 1980 in Northern Ireland. ... Power Rangers is a long-running American childrens television series adapted from the Japanese tokusatsu Super Sentai Series, though it is not simply an English dub of the original. ... Power Rangers: Ninja Storm is the eleventh incarnation of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series. ... Power Rangers: Dino Thunder are the twelfth generation of Power Rangers. ... -1... Josephine Davison is a New Zealand actress. ... Martin Henderson (born October 8, 1974) is a New Zealand actor. ... This article is about the 2004 Bollywood style film. ... “The Ring” redirects here. ... Windtalkers is a 2002 World War II film directed by John Woo. ... A musical by Michael John LaChiusa which premiered at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City. ... For other senses of this word, see torque (disambiguation). ... for the Alfred Hitchcock film see Mr. ...


The first episode became infamous for having a sex scene between Doctor Chris Warner and an aerobics instructor, Jill (Suzy Aiken). The first episode also included the line, "You're not in Guatemala now, Dr. Ropata" which has since become one of the most widely recognised lines in New Zealand television. While the show was initially criticised for bad acting and poor storylines, it was praised for its sensitive portrayal of a teenage suicide storyline later on in its first year. Ratings were initially high, but within weeks they had fallen considerably. However, the show was saved from cancellation by the fact that TVNZ had pre-ordered a years worth of episodes. By May 1993, the show was rating high enough that it was renewed, and later became the highest rating programme in the country for a brief period in August 1994. Since then, ratings have fallen somewhat, but the show remains in the overall top 20 highest rated New Zealand television shows, and still regularly rates number one in the 18-49 demographic, the target audience that advertisers most desire. Dr. Chris Warner is a fictional character in the long running New Zealand soap Shortland Street. ... Suzy Aiken is born in New Zealand. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


During this time it was well known amongst Shortland Street cast and crew of a young keen fan of the show who would send the cast Christmas cards and Birthday cards each year who was affectionately known around the cast and crew as 'country girl Claire', even going on to using her surname for a character who appeared on the show, as a kind of secret message of personal thanks for her unique support.


Over the years there have been a number of cast changes, with Michael Galvin, who plays Chris Warner, was the only remaining original cast member but Craig Parker, who played Guy Warner from 1992-1996 returned in 2007 and therefore is another member of the original cast. In 2001, the show received much media attention in New Zealand when 14 cast members were either let go from their contracts or decided to leave. This was part of the revamp on the show which saw many new characters introduced, most notably the Hudson family, who were Maori. While Maori characters had always been featured on the show, the Hudsons were the first Maori family introduced into the show. Michael Galvin Michael Galvin is a well known New Zealand actor. ... Craig Parker as Haldir in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. ... Dr. Guy Warner is a fictional character in the long running New Zealand soap Shortland Street. ...


In 2003–04, the show introduced its first double-killer with the Dominic Thompson storyline. Dominic was the brother of nurse Toni Thompson and was believed to be the illegitimate half-brother of Dr. Chris Warner, but after this was revealed as a lie, the pair became bitter enemies. Dominic's love affair with 17-year-old Delphi Greenlaw also created controversy and eventually saw the teenager leave town to escape him. He also killed two characters, Delphi's brother, Dr. Geoff Greenlaw (froze to death in chiller) and PA Avril Lucich (drowned in a bathtub) who had threatened to get in his way, before being killed off himself in an explosion after trying to kill Chris in an attempted murder-suicide. The storyline created immense popularity that saw the show ranked once again in the top ten highest rated shows in New Zealand. Toni Warner (nee Thompson) is a fictional character in the New Zealand TV drama Shortland Street. ...


2005 saw the departure of the show's longest-serving cast member, Karl Burnett, who played Nick Harrison, after almost 13 years. Burnett was the only cast member who had been with the show since its inception (although the character and the actor did take a sabbatical from the show in 2002). Burnett still has links with Shortland Street, however he is now behind the scenes as a sound operator. Karl Burnett is a New Zealand actor best known for his portrayal of Nick Harrison on the long-running New Zealand soap, Shortland Street. ...


While Michael Galvin has also been on the show since the beginning, his character left for four years, from 1996 to 2000.


During June 2006, Shortland Street celebrated its 14th birthday and 3,500 episodes. In November 2005, Shortland Street was the winner of Woman's Day TV Choice Award for Favourite New Zealand show at the 2005 Qantas TV Awards. They won the same award again in the 2006 Qantas TV Awards.


On 22 November 2006 it was announced that actress Laurie Foell had decided to leave the show and that her character Justine Jones would be recast with Lucy Wigmore. This marked the first instance of multiple actors playing the same role in the programme, excluding child characters such as Lucas Harrison and Harry Warner. Another character recasted was Dame Margot Warner who was first played by Glynis McNicoll during 1992-1997, then Dinah Priestly assumed the role of Dame Margot for the character's death in 2003. Laurie Foell Laurie Foell in Shortland Street Laurie Foell (born February 10, 1968 in Argentina) is an Australian actress. ... Justine Jones is a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. ...


Shortland Street celebrated its 15th birthday in May 2007. As a result there were many changes that have occurred such as a refurbished hospital, new uniforms, and a new logo. A television special celebrating 15 years was screened on 13 May 2007, and on Shortland Street's actual 15th birthday (25 May 2007), the episode featured photos of previous characters and settings, which "were found in the renovations", and a reworded edition of the infamous line from the first Shortland Street episode: "You're not in Hyderabad now, Nurse Kumari." (referring to Nurse Shanti Kumari's Hindu origins and reluctance to drink alcohol).


From 2007, several Shortland Street characters were murdered by the show's first serial killer. The storyline resulted in a viewership rating surge, which at one point in November reached 60%.[8]. The serial killer, dubbed the Ferndale Strangler, was revealed in the season finale on 14 December 2007 to be male nurse Joey Henderson. is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...

Shortland Street and New Zealand's health system

The producers of Shortland Street have tried to make the show reflect the current trends in New Zealand health services. As a result, the hospital featured on the show was originally under private ownership, which reflected the increasing privatisation of the New Zealand health services in the early 1990s under the National Government. After the current Labour government was elected into office in 1999, there was a renewed focus on public health services. As a result, in 2001 the producers of the show decided to have the hospital come under government ownership in order to reflect the renewed focus on public health. This change was part of the show's revamp in 2001, and coincided with the cull of 14 characters mentioned above.

References

  1. ^ www.tvnz.co.nz. Retrieved on 2007-08-25.
  2. ^ Adam Rickett and Tim Foley. (2007, 7 July). Shortland Street Live Chat. TVNZ. Retrieved on 25.
  3. ^ [1]
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  5. ^ http://www.throng.co.nz/shortland-street/hot-this-week-32
  6. ^ [The TV Guide Extra
  7. ^ "Shortland Street 15th Anniversary Special". Shortland Street. 2007-05-13.
  8. ^ We're rating through the roof! « SHORTLAND STREET FEATURES « tvnz.co.nz. Retrieved on 2008-02-25.

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External links

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Shortland Street pulled out a big surprise tonight with the sudden death of long standing character Nurse Toni Warner, played by Laura Hill.
Shortland Street will celebrate a milestone achievement when episode 4000 goes to air on June 6th, 2008 at 7pm on TV2.
In commemoration of this special occasion, South Pacific Pictures, producers of Shortland Street, have joined forces with the Department of Conservation in planting 4000 native New Zealand trees on the island of Motutapu, in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
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