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The Brokenwood mysteries. Series 8 [videorecording] / a South Pacific Pictures production for TVNZ and Acorn TV ; writers, Tim Balme, James Griffin, Roy Ward, Sarah-Kate Lynch ; produced by Tim Balme ; directors, Josh Frizzell, Mike Smith, Jacqueline Nairn, David De Lautour, Caroline Bell-Booth.

Balme, Tim, 1967- (television producer,, screenwriter.). Rea, Neill, 1971- (actor.). Sutherland, Fern, (actor.). Rawiri, Jarod, (actor.). Haines, Joel, (composer (expression)). Davison, Brad, (editor of moving image work. ). Smith, Marty, (cinematographer.). Television New Zealand. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm), (publisher.). South Pacific Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Jarod Rawiri. (Cast).


In the sleepy town of Brokenwood, New Zealand, the affable residents may seem harmless, but killers, blackmailers, and thieves lurk in every picturesque corner. To quell the community's alarming murder rate, Detective Mike Shepherd uses an unconventional style that contrasts with the methodical approach of his partner, Detective Kristin Sims, and the eager assistance of DC Sam Breen.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318872171
  • ISBN: 6318872175
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 581 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Acorn, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2022.
Bonus: Behind-the-scenes featurette (included on Disc 3).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. From the cradle to the grave ; Death 'n' bass -- Disc 2. Spark to a flame ; Three coins in a fountain -- Disc 3. Good as gold ; Four fires and a funeral.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Composer, Joel Haines ; editors, Brad Davison [and five others] ; director of photography, Marty Smith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Jarod Rawiri.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated ; "Recommended for mature audiences"--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation, Dolby 2.0.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
English dialogue ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Murder > Investigation > New Zealand > Drama.
Police > New Zealand > Drama.
Detectives > New Zealand > Drama.
Criminals > New Zealand > Drama.
Criminal investigation > New Zealand > Drama.
New Zealand > Drama.
Genre: Television cop shows.
Television crime shows.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Television programs.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 6 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) TVSERIES BROKENWOOD S.8 (Text) 39493109883795 Adult Video Available -

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