Tales of crime and passion in Auckland, New Zealand, spanning from 1974 through to 1979.
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Series cast summary:
Antonia Prebble ...  Rita West / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2019
David de Lautour ...  Ted West / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Daniel Musgrove ...  Lefty Munroe / ... 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Pana Hema Taylor ...  Bert Thompson / ... 41 episodes, 2015-2019
Xavier Horan ...  Phineas O'Driscoll / ... 40 episodes, 2015-2019
Esther Stephens Esther Stephens ...  Ngaire Munroe / ... 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Sophie Hambleton Sophie Hambleton ...  Carol O'Driscoll / ... 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Todd Emerson Todd Emerson ...  Bjelke 'Bilkey' van Heeder / ... 37 episodes, 2015-2019
Reef Ireland ...  Wolf West / ... 35 episodes, 2016-2019
Patrick Tafa ...  Falani 35 episodes, 2015-2019
Jordan Mooney ...  Eric 34 episodes, 2015-2019
Caleb Wells Caleb Wells ...  Sparky / ... 34 episodes, 2015-2019
Will Hall ...  Mike McArthy / ... 22 episodes, 2015-2018
Kirsten Ibbetson ...  Riana 22 episodes, 2016-2019
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Tales of crime and passion in Auckland, New Zealand, spanning from 1974 through to 1979.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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New Zealand

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English

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2015 (New Zealand) See more »

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Westside Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

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According to Rita's character profile on the official Westside (2015) website, she met Ted when she was 16. In Series 2 Episode 5, set in 1981, they celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. This places her year of birth 36 years prior to 1981, in 1945. However, by Vern Gardiner's account to Loretta in Outrageous Fortune (2005), he was 14 and Rita was 18 when they first met, meaning she was 4 years older. Vern said he was 23 when he last saw her, which we see takes place in 1974 in Westside. This means Rita was 27 in 1974, placing her year of birth in or close to 1947. See more »

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... keeps up.. will be remembered as one of the best
16 August 2016 | by bjariasSee all my reviews

..through two seasons this is as good as it gets. Anyone remembering Outrageous Fortune can relate. In the States we can't come close to doing this stuff... so wish we could. There's no weak parts.. everything works, and the main lead (empowered female) centers the entire deal.. she is just amazingly good. You want to be drawn into the story-line, and these are the the kinds of productions that do it better than any of the numerous others. They've committed to a third season to air sometime in 2017 and cannot wait. There's only a handful of top notch shows out there right now.. and without a doubt this is one of the more outstanding of the entire group.


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