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Set in New Zealand in 1860, 13 year old Scott Hunter goes in search of his father, a gold prospector, after his father’s personal belongings return home without him. Amidst the turmoil of the Otago Gold Rush, Scott sets off to Tucker’s Gully to find his father, and en route becomes involved in some dangerous and tricky situations when he encounters thieves, a magician and a variety of other characters.
On arriving at his destination, Scott finds that his father’s colleague has been murdered and as Scott’s father hasn’t been seen for some weeks, has become the prime suspect, and there’s a price on his head. And so the adventure begins ……
Locally produced television on a grand scale, this “classic” 1976, 13-part kidult series magnificently re-creates early New Zealand and Otago’s gold rush era. Another TVNZ Classic title to be added to your collection.
Note: picture and sound quality is subject to quality of dated production source.
Aspect ratio 4:3