New Zealanders are calling this show "our own brand of Midsomer Murders." Like Midsomer, it's set in a quiet country town where murders shouldn't happen but do. Neill Rae (Scarfies) is enigmatic DSS Mike Shepherd, Fern Sutherland (The Almighty Johnsons) is his by-the-book partner, DC Kristin Sims, in this wry police procedural with eccentric characters, local color, and a sense of humor. Filmed in Auckland. 4 feature-length mysteries, 4 Blu-ray discs, SDH.
Episode 1: Blood & Water
When the body of a local farmer is fished out of the river, Shepherd wonders if it was suicide, accidental death, or something more sinister. The man was a well-known drunk with a reputation for violen
- Interviews with the stars and head writer
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 376 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color