The Panthers: Season 1

The Panthers: Season 1

The Panthers: Season 1

Producers Halaifonua Finau (Baby Mama's Club) and Tom Hern (The Dark Horse) head this six-part historical drama on the rise of The Polynesian Panthers, a group of young radicals inspired by The Black Panthers to fight for change against Robert Muldoon's government in 1970s Aotearoa.

2021New ZealandNZ On Air
DramaHistorical

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
15 August 2021

Episode 1

Will and his gang get themselves into deep trouble after being caught stealing a giant catch.

EPISODE 1.2
15 August 2021

Episode 2

As Will and The Panthers' movement fires up, so too does Machiavellian politician Rob Muldoon's.

EPISODE 1.3
15 August 2021

Episode 3

Lusitania enlists the help of Officer Havili to investigate her son, only to uncover more than she bargained for.

EPISODE 1.4
15 August 2021

Episode 4

Muldoon tops the polls ahead of the election and Ice puts a bounty out on Will's head.

EPISODE 1.5
15 August 2021

Episode 5

Piggy is the new prime minister. Will discovers the ultimate betrayal. Jimmy goes after 'the other man'.

EPISODE 1.6
15 August 2021

Episode 6

Will goes to extreme lengths to redeem himself and put a stop to Muldoon's immigration raids.

The Panthers: Season 1 / Reviews

The Spinoff

The Spinoff

Shining a bold light on an unobserved world, The Panthers is essential viewing.

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Stuff

Stuff

If some of the characters feel a little under-developed... then that’s offset by the impressive, charismatic Schuster-Koloamatangi and the sight of finally seeing a well put-together dramatisation of a dark chapter in New Zealand...

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