19 Apr 2024

Shortland street wants govt help to keep afloat

From Checkpoint, 5:11 pm on 19 April 2024

In the face of an unwanted scene change, the makers of Shortland Street want the government to help out financially by extending its cash back scheme for local productions. The future of Aotearoa's longest running drama is up in the air, with TVNZ and production company South Pacific Pictures are in ongoing discussion as the broadcaster looks to slash yet more costs.