The Brokenwood Mysteries
42 x 2hr murder mystery telefeatures

The Brokenwood Mysteries is a series of two-hour murder mystery stories set in a seemingly quiet country town where the town's newest resident, Detective Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location. Neill Rea (Scarfies, Legend of the Seeker, Go Girls) stars in the lead role of DSS Shepherd while Fern Sutherland (The Almighty Johnsons) plays Detective Kristin Sims. Each telefeature in the series is a standalone story which sees the show's two lead police officers trying to solve a murder case. Tim Balme (Stolen, The Almighty Johnsons) is the lead writer and producer. In New Zealand the series airs on TVNZ1 and internationally it has screens in 21 countries in 17 territories worldwide. The show is filmed in the greater Auckland region.

Awards

Bronze Medal: New York TV & Film Awards 2023

Nominee: Best Drama; 2019 Huawei NZTV Awards

Silver Medal: New York Festivals Film and TV Awards 2019

2018 New York International Film and Tv Awards Miniseries

Best Director (Nominee): NZTV Awards

Bronze Medal: New York Festivals TV & Film Awards 2015

Nominee: Best Drama New York International TV & Film Awards 2017

Producer(s):
Tim Balme

Director(s):
Murray Keane, Mark Beesley, Mike Smith, Michael Hurst, Josh Frizzell, Aidee Walker, Katie Wolfe

Executive Producer(s):
Kelly Martin, Sally Campbell & Andrew Szusterman

Writer(s):
Tim Balme, Philip Dalkin, James Griffin & Greg McGee

Director
David de Lautour
Director
Jacqueline Nairn
Director
Josh Frizzell
Director
Katie Wolfe
Director
Mark Beesley
Director
Michael Hurst
Director
Murray Keane
Director
Sima Vaele Urale
Director/Writer
Mike Smith
Executive Producer
Andrew Szusterman
Executive Producer
Chris Bailey
Executive Producer
Kelly Martin
Executive Producer/Producer
Sally Campbell
Writer
Greg McGee
Writer
James Griffin
Writer
Katherine Burnett
Writer
Philip Dalkin
Writer
Roy Ward
Writer
Sarah-Kate Lynch
Writer/Producer
Tim Balme
Core Cast
Christina Ionda
Core Cast
Fern Sutherland
Core Cast
Jarod Rawiri
Core Cast
Neill Rea
Core Cast
Nic Sampson
Production Year
2015

Type
TV Series

Genre
Mystery

Stage
Distribution

Website:
thebrokenwoodmysteries.com