Posts Tagged ‘Shortland Street’

Shortland Street praised for euthanasia storyline Comments 0

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Shortland Street‘s decision to tackle the controversial storyline of assisted dying has been met with praise and a lot of tears. Monday night’s episode the TV programme showed nurse Kylie Brown’s mother Norelle (Luanne Gordon) making the decision to end her own life following a battle with breast cancer. Fans have taken to social media to give praise Read more

Shortland St: Mixed reaction to suicide episode Comments 0

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Shortland Street’s episode addressing youth suicide has been met with mixed reactions online, with some praising how the show dealt with the sensitive topic, while others indicated it had gone too far. Last Thursday’s episode saw the character of 15-year-old Kane Jenkins (played by Auckland teenager KJ Apa) attempt to end his life after a Read more

Shortland Street on location at Naililili Catholic Mission. Comments 0

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

In response to an approach from Fred Hollows Foundation New Zealand’s long running Soap,  Shortland Street,  moved from the studio to Fiji for a storyline. The Naililili Catholic Mission was the last of the Fijian locations used. The Mission, which is on an island in a river, is accessible only by boat. The church at Read more