People & True Stories
From investigative documentaries to heartwarming insights into ordinary people’s extraordinary lives …
Tomorrow’s stars in sport, music, science.
Drifting for 119 days in an upturned trimaran.
Two young friends go missing, and a young boatie is imprisoned.
Stars of the 60s TV show C’Mon prove they’ve still got what it takes.
“Cave Creek: The Full Story of a National Tragedy” examines the events of April 28, 1995 when 14 young New Zealanders lost their lives.
This is a rare and captivating look at a journey by television star Charlotte Dawson to find her birth mother.
Private investigator Julia Moore on the trail of unfaithful partners.
Wives, lovers, sons and mates talk frankly about Kiwi icon Barry Crump – complex hero, writer of 23 books, bushman and TV star.
A peep into the world of clairvoyants, channellers, psychics, astrologers …
Two nobodies – Alex Dyer and Colin Mitchell – will do anything for fame.
This documentary “Girls Behaving Badly” is exploring the growing social trend of single women staying single.
“Haunted” investigates current ghostly activity taking place in ordinary New Zealand homes.
Hinewehi Mohi has the voice of an angel. Her daughter Hineraukatauri, who has cerebral palsy is the inspiration for her mother’s songs.
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.
Passions burn; babies are born and stars sparkle as a West Auckland volunteer fire brigade struggles to realize its dream of making a movie.
An enchanting portrait of a favourite NZ poet.
The inspiring but tragic life and love story of NZ’s flamboyant TV cooks.
A series of investigative documentaries that aims to uncover what happened to three New Zealanders whose overseas adventures turned into nightmares…
Kirsa: A Mother’s Story a documentary based on Robyn Jensen’s book of the same name.
Three young adults with intellectual disabilities face an uncertain future.
Self-made maverick millionaire Ray Avery features in this (half hour) Greenstone documentary
High flyers and socialites who shocked the nation.
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.
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.
“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.
In the documentary “The Price of Fame” while many of us dream of fame and fortune: celebrities tell what it’s really like.
This is the Pike River story that hasn’t been told. It’s a story of courage, fortitude and determination.
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.