People & True Stories

From investigative documentaries to heartwarming insights into ordinary people’s extraordinary lives …

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Amazing Kids

Tomorrow’s stars in sport, music, science.

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Back from the Dead

Drifting for 119 days in an upturned trimaran.

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Ben & Olivia

Two young friends go missing, and a young boatie is imprisoned.

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C'Mon on the Road Again

Stars of the 60s TV show C’Mon prove they’ve still got what it takes.

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Cave Creek

“Cave Creek: The Full Story of a National Tragedy” examines the events of April 28, 1995 when 14 young New Zealanders lost their lives.

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Charlotte's Web

This is a rare and captivating look at a journey by television star Charlotte Dawson to find her birth mother.

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Cheating Husbands & Wayward Wives

Private investigator Julia Moore on the trail of unfaithful partners.

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Crump - A Wandering Star

Wives, lovers, sons and mates talk frankly about Kiwi icon Barry Crump – complex hero, writer of 23 books, bushman and TV star.

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Do You Believe in the Paranormal?

A peep into the world of clairvoyants, channellers, psychics, astrologers …

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Fame

Two nobodies – Alex Dyer and Colin Mitchell – will do anything for fame.

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Girls Behaving Badly

This documentary “Girls Behaving Badly” is exploring the growing social trend of single women staying single.

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Haunted

“Haunted” investigates current ghostly activity taking place in ordinary New Zealand homes.

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Her Daughter's Voice

Hinewehi Mohi has the voice of an angel. Her daughter Hineraukatauri, who has cerebral palsy is the inspiration for her mother’s songs.

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History Man

A feature-length documentary which takes a journey through the life and work of New Zealand’s most popular historian, Michael King – tragically killed in a car crash in 2004.

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Hometown Hollywood

Passions burn; babies are born and stars sparkle as a West Auckland volunteer fire brigade struggles to realize its dream of making a movie.

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Hone Tuwhare

An enchanting portrait of a favourite NZ poet.

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Hudson & Halls

The inspiring but tragic life and love story of NZ’s flamboyant TV cooks.

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Journey to Hell

A series of investigative documentaries that aims to uncover what happened to three New Zealanders whose overseas adventures turned into nightmares…

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Kirsa: A Mother's Story

Kirsa: A Mother’s Story a documentary based on Robyn Jensen’s book of the same name.

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Sallie, Sophie, and Jeff Leave Home

Three young adults with intellectual disabilities face an uncertain future.

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Saving the World

Self-made maverick millionaire Ray Avery features in this (half hour) Greenstone documentary

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Scandals: Stories from the Fast Lane

High flyers and socialites who shocked the nation.

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Stolen Memories

Stolen Memories is an hour-long Greenstone documentary which followed ten months in the lives of three younger people newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Sweet Dreams Kiwi

The sweet dreams of four New Zealand singers are explored in this documentary as they try to sing their way to a career in country music.

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Thanks Mum

“Thanks Mum” is an opportunity to see these very same celebs in an environment that we have rarely seen them in before – with the women that created them.

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The Price of Fame

In the documentary “The Price of Fame” while many of us dream of fame and fortune: celebrities tell what it’s really like.

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The Women of Pike River

This is the Pike River story that hasn’t been told. It’s a story of courage, fortitude and determination.

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To Hell and Back: Tanjas Story

To Hell and Back: Tanja’s Story – true story of a woman who reclaimed her life after being kept as a sex slave by her father for 23 years.