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THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES Series 1
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Pana Hema Taylor. Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small New Zealand town where memories-and animosities- run deep. He's an experienced cop with a 1971 "classic" car, a collection of country music cassettes, and an indeterminate number of ex-wives. The new woman in his life is his assistant, Detective Kristin Sims, a by-the-book investigator nearly 20 years younger than her boss's car, who quickly has to get used to his lone-wolf ways. (2014) (376min)

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THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES Series 2
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland. After transferring from a big city to the small town of Brokenwood, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) has settled into the relaxed rhythms of country life. His methodical young assistant, Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland), has adapted to Shepherd’s unconventional ways—and even tolerates listening to country music in his 1971 “classic” car. Despite the growing accord between the mismatched pair, all is not well in Brokenwood, where passions simmering beneath the sleepy surface regularly erupt into gruesome crimes. (2015) (367min)

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THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES Series 2
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland. After transferring from a big city to the small town of Brokenwood, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) has settled into the relaxed rhythms of country life. His methodical young assistant, Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland), has adapted to Shepherd’s unconventional ways—and even tolerates listening to country music in his 1971 “classic” car. Despite the growing accord between the mismatched pair, all is not well in Brokenwood, where passions simmering beneath the sleepy surface regularly erupt into gruesome crimes. (2015) (367min)

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THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES Season 3
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland. Despite relishing the leisurely ways and quaint charms of country life, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) knows all is not well in the picturesque but murder-ridden town of Brokenwood. Along with his methodical partner, Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland), and eager young DC Sam Breen (Nic Sampson), Shepherd must confront the violent impulses and roiling passions that can mar even the most serene locales. In these four feature-length mysteries, the detectives face down poisonous spiders, a real-life Clue board game gone wrong, the death of a classic-car enthusiast, and someone killing the Christmas spirit. Filmed on location in New Zealand’s beautiful North Island, The Brokenwood Mysteries is “engaging, full of twists, and will keep you guessing right till the end” (2016) (368min)

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BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES Season 4
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Nic Sampson. The bucolic town of Brokenwood is picturesque on the surface, but its idyllic façade harbors simmering passions that often erupt into grisly crimes. A transplant from the big city, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) employs unconventional methods to solve the small town’s most gruesome murders with his partner, Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland), and eager young DC Sam Breen (Nic Sampson). In these four feature-length mysteries, Shepherd and his team contend with the death of a skydiver whose parachute was tampered with, the killing of the eccentric owner of a Victorian reenactment village, farmers feuding over the rights to honey bees, and a nursing home full of suspects with dementia (2017) (378min)

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