Society

The documentaries in Greenstone’s Society strand take a look at a wide range of issues effecting New Zealand Society today. We tell stories and experiences of so-called average Kiwis, topics include drugs, drinking and its effect on families, dealing with birth and death and the challenges of troubled youth.

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A Drinking Problem

Former party girl and now teetotaller Kerre Woodham investigates why New Zealand women are drinking more than ever before.

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Black Spots, White Crosses

Black Spots, White Crosses is the story of New Zealand’s most dangerous stretches of road.

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Boozed & Busted

Boozed and Busted is 2 x 1/2 hour specials following the regular and undercover work of the Traffic Alcohol Group (T.A.G)

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Christmas Miracles

Four families who have been struck by tragedy at Christmas receive a surprise visit which changes their fortunes.

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Decades in Colour

Decades in Colour on Prime TV 8.30pm Sunday 3rd April how we lived as ordinary Kiwis in the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s.

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DNA and You

DNA holds many secrets about who you are. It can trace where you came from….

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Drinking for New Zealand

One hour documentary – when does regular drinking become a problem?

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Drugs at the Border

The shocking truth about the importation of drugs and the never-ending battle to catch the drug couriers and their bosses.

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Fatal Fires

“Fatal Fires” reconstructs house fires, shows how and why people died …

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Fence Jumpers

Fence Jumpers is a documentary that explores the lives of four gay men and women.

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Hitchhiker

This documentary about the perils of accepting a ride with strangers tells the stories of three innocent victims who were murdered…

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Just what the Doctor Ordered

In the documentary “Just what the Doctor Ordered” we see a fresh approach to health in the unique Hokianga district.

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Keeping it Pure

How clean and green is New Zealand? It’s a controversial topic. Prime screened a major documentary series taking a comprehensive look at the good, the bad and the ugly. A Greenstone team travelled New Zealand to film the story.

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One Careful Lady Owner

Celebrating women’s love of cars.

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Out in the Garden

Presented by arborist Simon Miller – fabulous gardens, entertaining gardeners and useful gardening tips from gay gardeners.

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So You Think You're a Good Driver

A closeup look at New Zealanders behind the wheel.

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Summer Camp: USA

Summer Camp USA is a documentary following a group of young New Zealanders throughout the madness that is camp.

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Teen Sex

A frank look at what teenagers believe about sex – and what they practise…

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The Outsiders

Greenstone’s stunning new series challenges at-risk teenagers to turn their lives around..

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The Quick and the Dead

The documentary “The Quick and the Dead” follows boy (and girl) racers, night drag racing on city streets … and inevitably – tragedy.

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The Real Office

The Real Office is an expose of the working day. Are office workers being preyed on by employers?

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When Children Kill

Over the last five years, 40 children aged between 12 and 18 were jailed for murder or manslaughter in New Zealand.

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When the Landlord Comes to Call

Housing managers cope with disappearing tenants, parties and abuse.

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When Women Kill

Two women convicted of murder talk about their life and crimes.