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Gavin Strawhan

Gavin is a creator/writer/show runner and executive producer of many NZ and international shows. Most recently he wrote Testify, a five-part series for Warner Bros NZ. He wrote Black Hands, a true-life drama, also for Warner Bros NZ. He was co-creator of Bad Mothers for Channel 9 Australia and was co-creator and show runner of Hyde & Seek, an eight-part thriller that also screened on Channel 9. Gavin was co-creator and writer on two seasons of Filthy Rich (winner of best drama at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards) for Filthy Productions. He wrote the historical telemovies What Really Happened – Votes For Women and What Really Happened – Waitangi. Gavin co-created the hit television shows Go Girls and Nothing Trivial (for which he won best script at the New York Film and Television Awards) and was show runner and writer of the critically acclaimed mystery thriller This Is Not My Life.

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The Call

Winner of the Allen & Unwin Fiction Prize 2023. After surviving a brutal attack, Auckland cop DS Honey Chalmers has returned to her hometown to care for her mother. The remote coastal settlement of Waitutū holds complicated memories for Honey, not least the tragic suicide of her younger sister, Scarlett.…
Gavin Strawhan
May 10, 2024