Read up on the history of Underbelly NZ: Land Of The Long Green Cloud

The Mr Asia story has a fascinating back story. Read up on some of the research material that was used to put together Underbelly NZ: Land of The Long Green Cloud.

Episode Recaps

Thirty Of Silver/One Of Gold - Ep 6

Thirty Of Silver/One Of Gold - Ep 6

JULIE HUE delivers the cash that MARTY made from conning Freddie and then contacts PIAK to buy him Buddah sticks.

Dominoes - Ep 5

Dominoes - Ep 5

Recovering from the Konpira Maru disaster, Marty tries to clean himself up in order to get back on top.

Marty/Party - Ep 4

Marty/Party - Ep 4

Marty and Bonnie consult with decorators doing a major refit; and Marty's cocaine habit is growing.

Underbelly Series Info

In November 1979 a man's mutilated corpse was discovered submerged in a remote water-filled Lancashire quarry. Marty Johnstone, New Zealand businessman and head of an international drug empire had been betrayed and murdered by his best friend, Andy Maher. After years of running the drug importation trade into New Zealand, and having made millions of dollars in profits, all Marty Johnstone had left at the time of his death was a Patek Philippe & Co. watch, a Chinese medallion and $200 in cash.

Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud is the New Zealand story of the real Mr Asia, Marty Johnstone, and New Zealand's first ever drug cartel, The Syndicate.

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