Shortland Street is at once a rollicking, fast-paced
pot-boiler serving up a mouth-watering platter of suburban
life, and an iconic tour de force of this country's neuroses
set against the monolith that is its system of health boards.
Ross, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe are not
gathering together for a "Friends" reunion, the co-creator of
the global hit TV show says, quashing rampant rumours that a
special was in the works for this year.
Marijuana is an insidious scourge of the young and stupid: a
gateway drug that needs to be stamped out with blind and
fanatical zealousness by ruthless law enforcement officers.
Few would disagree with that.