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Children Of The Dog Star (TVNZ Scifi, Susan Wilson)



Well regarded six part scifi drama serial Children Of The Dog Star saw a trio of kids discovering an ancient space probe linked to a centuries old Maori legend.

Cast: Susan Wilson as Kathleen Kierney / Catherine Wilkin as Helen Elliott / Ray Hawthorne as Herbert Mitchell / David McKenzie as Vic Mitchell / Zac Wallace as Mataaui Kepa / Whatanui Skipwith as Hemi / John Mellor as Con Ben Willis / Rodney Newman as Siriusian / Dennis Gubb as Sirusian

Writer: Ken Catran / Music: Matthew Brown / Design: Donald Sutherland / Producer: Caterina de Nave / Director: Chris Bailey

New Zealand / TVNZ – Thames / 6×30 minute episode / Broadcast 1984