111 is a thrilling close
encounter with New Zealand’s
emergency services - see them in action as they risk their lives to save ours.
New Zealanders make 1 million urgent 111
calls every year. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, emergency services are on
call ready to respond.
The 10 part documentary series 111 takes viewers on an
action-packed journey into the heart of Auckland’s
police, fire and ambulance services, following the drama as it unfolds on a
single night across the city.
More than a dozen cameras are stationed in the
communications centres and fitted inside police cars, ambulances and fire
appliances, ensuring viewers are with the emergency services crews every step
of the way.From the moment the
desperate 111 calls come in, the cameras track the dispatchers and front-line
police, fire and ambulance teams dealing with emergencies on the ground as they
This unique insight into the adrenalin-filled world of
emergency services is presented by Kirk Torrance, most well known for his role
of Wayne Judd on TV3’s hit drama Outrageous Fortune.
On 111 police race to armed robberies, assaults and
out-of-control parties, hunting and capturing criminals and keeping the peace
on Auckland’s streets.Ambulance crews
battle to save the lives of cardiac arrest patients, dangerously ill children,
and those who’ve attempted suicide. Fire crews wage war against one of Auckland’s biggest fires
in 40 years, clear up carnage after car crashes, and evacuate blazing homes.
Amidst the high action are more humorous incidents involving late night tree
climbers, stray-cat saviours and warring grannies.
Throughout the series, we get to know the courageous
police officers, fire and ambulance crews.Intimate interviews reveal their intense
emotions as they reveal what motivates them to risk their own lives to help
Make sure not to miss the action in the season premiere when policeare attacked by
drunken rioters as downtown Auckland erupts into a war zone; the ambulance crew
deals with a life and death emergency at Eden Park; and police race to stop a woman who’s risking her children’s lives by driving