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The Brokenwood Mysteries

Murder and mayhem abound in Brokenwood, a charming New Zealand town whose denizens are prone to criminal impulses that belie their idyllic surroundings. A transplant from the big city, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) has finally been accepted as a new resident in the tight-knit community.
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  1. S6 E1 - The Power of Steam
    November 9, 2019
    1 h 32 min
    Shepherd and his team are drawn into a world of Victorian costumes and science fiction when they investigate a death at a gathering of steampunk enthusiasts. The victim was a prejudiced man who was killed in an explosion during a fireworks display, but was he the intended target?
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  2. S6 E2 - A Real Page-Turner
    November 16, 2019
    1 h 32 min
    Simms attends a book reading only to find that the world-renowned author has been killed in the same manner as his new novel, Knife in the Back. To complicate matters, the woman found kneeling over his dead body is Shepherd’s ex-wife.
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  3. S6 E3 - Dead Men Don’t Shoot Ducks
    November 23, 2019
    1 h 32 min
    When an animal rights activist is killed while attempting to disrupt the first day of duck hunting season, Shepherd and the team interview members of the Brokenwood Duck Stalking Association. Was her death an accidental shooting, or something more sinister?
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  4. S6 E4 - Dead and Buried
    November 30, 2019
    1 h 32 min
    A suspicious suicide inside Brokenwood Women’s Prison turns personal when Shepherd discovers he knew the victim from his days in the city. As the detectives investigate, they come across familiar faces, as some of the suspects are female convicts that they put away.
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Violencealcohol usesmokingfoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
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Mike SmithMurray KeaneJoshua FrizzellMark BeesleyKatie WolfeAidee WalkerDavid de LautourJacqueline NairnMichael HurstHelena Brooks
South Pacific Pictures
Neill ReaFern SutherlandNic Sampson
Acorn TV
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