Brokenwood: Population 4900 and declining – slowly – one by one, or two by two depending on the murder rate that week. Yes – murders do happen here. They're strange, disturbing and always baffling. They come when you least expect them. They happen to people you care about. They're perpetrated by those you'd never suspect.
They'll keep you guessing whodunit to the very end and the only person who might be able to solve them is Brokenwood's police team Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea) and his associates, Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland), Detective Sam Been (Nic Sampson) and pathologist Gina Kadinsky (Cristina Ionda).