A melodramatic black comedy presenting the true story of Alfred Benning's murder of his wife, Betty, in 1970s Wellington. The film follows a passive-aggressive man (Simon O'Conner) ... See full summary »
On the 7th of May 2009, Senior Constables Len Snee, Grant Diver and Bruce Miller arrived at 41 Chaucer Rd in Napier to serve a search warrant on Jan Molenaar for the growing of cannabis. ... See full summary »
In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.
The movie is based on the true story of beautiful young Australian model Caroline Byrne, who tragically met her death in 1995. She was found at the bottom of the high cliffs of "the Gap"; a... See full summary »
After years of absence 26-year old Kay returns to her home town. Her soccer coach died and the girls from the team all gather for the funeral. The stories of Celeste, Lisa and Marie seem to... See full summary »
When an attack on a Palmerston North fraud detective made headlines in October 1996, the New Zealand public followed the media reports with fascination. They read like a plot of a Hollywood film or detective novel. Poison pen letters, satanic worship, a police hate crime, and a mysterious and violent pyromaniac. But little did the public know that as the truth emerged, the story was going to get far more bizarre, and the police would turn the focus of their investigation on one of their own. When Detective Brent Garner's home was burned down and he was brutally and sadistically attacked, the Palmerston North community was terrified. Who wanted Garner dead, why, and who was next? Those were the questions Palmerston North police were asking each other. The truth was that Brent Garner decided to leave his wife and family for a secret lover, and he concocted an elaborate plan of deception that he believed would see them all financially taken care of. He thought he was smart enough to fool...Written by
The identikit image was widely circulated around Palmerston North, including canvassing at the New Zealand vs Great Britain rugby league test match that was played at the Palmerston North Showgrounds on October 25th, 1996. See more »