Head High: episode guide


Episode 1

Sunday, June 28, 2020
Written by Nick Malmholt
Directed by Tim Worrall

When struggling Southdown High School make it into the elite Auckland 1A rugby tournament, their rivals, wealthy Saint Isaac’s College, start to play dirty.

Starring: Miriama McDowell as Renee O'Kane, Craig Hall as Vince O'Kane, Jayden Daniels as Mana Roberts, Lionel Wellington as Tai Roberts, Te Ao O Hinepehinga Rauna as Aria O'Kane

With: Andi Crown as Gabrielle Deering, Byron Repia as Christian Deering, Brooklyn Nathan as Riley Deering, Alvin Maharaj as Rajiv Patel, Theresa Healey as Dianne Vining, Mike Edwards as John White (JW), Jordi Webber as Cruz Kingi, Jaime McDermott as Imogen Grimstone, Richard Crouchley as Steven Grimstone, Jacob Masters as Scotty Crockford, Leroy Lamanu as Sergeant Mackie, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Shardae, Mirabai Pease as Madison, Kurt Utai-Laurenson as Zeke, Kahukura Royal as Miti, Jackson Hawkesby-Lyne as Brigg, Zac O'Meagher as Sam, Ezryus Tagaloa-Leniu as Matt, Jules Robertson as Leila, Helene Wong as Jan, Shweta Tomar as Priya Patel, Stephen Papps as Landlord Bob, Simon Arblaster as Ref #1, Ilaisaane Green as Anna, Nora Aati as Wendy, Stephen Brunton as Mr Lynch

Episode 2

Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Written by Joss King, Shoshana McCallum, Kate McDermott
Directed by Tim Worrall

Renee tries to keep Mana from falling apart; Riley learns Aria's deepest secret; Vince battles to keep his team in the tournament.

With: Joe Naufahu as Jesse Roberts, Andi Crown as Gabrielle Deering, Byron Repia as Christian Deering, Brooklyn Nathan as Riley Deering, Alvin Maharaj as Rajiv Patel, Theresa Healey as Dianne Vining, Mike Edwards as John White (JW), Jordi Webber as Cruz Kingi, Jaime McDermott as Imogen Grimstone, Jacob Masters as Scotty Crockford, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Shardae, Mirabai Pease as Madison, Kurt Utai-Laurenson as Zeke, Kahukura Royal as Miti, Jackson Hawkesby-Lyne as Brigg, Zac O'Meagher as Sam, Ezryus Tagaloa-Leniu as Matt, Jules Robertson as Leila, Torum Heng as Simone, Shweta Tomar as Priya Patel, Stephen Papps as Landlord Bob, Simon Arblaster as Ref #1, Tom Kane as Ref #2, Stephen Brunton as Mr Lynch, Brett Stewart as Forrest, Hweiling Ow as Mrs Paton

Episode 3

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Written by Kate McDermott
Directed by Awanui Simich-Pene

An unexpected visitor throws the O’Kane whanau into turmoil and forces Renee to face her past; Tai is tempted to go to the dark side; Aria confides in the wrong person.

With: Joe Naufahu as Jesse Roberts, Andi Crown as Gabrielle Deering, Brooklyn Nathan as Riley Deering, Alvin Maharaj as Rajiv Patel, Theresa Healey as Dianne Vining, Mike Edwards as John White (JW), Jordi Webber as Cruz Kingi, Jaime McDermott as Imogen Grimstone, Richard Crouchley as Steven Grimstone, Jacob Masters as Scotty Crockford, Leroy Lamanu as Sergeant Mackie, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Shardae, Mirabai Pease as Madison, Kurt Utai-Laurenson as Zeke, Kahukura Royal as Miti, Jackson Hawkesby-Lyne as Brigg, Ezryus Tagaloa-Leniu as Matt, Jatinder Singh as Derek, Mark Fergusson as Geoff, Anna Julienne as Christine

Episode 4

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Written by Shoshana McCallum, Kate McDermott
Directed by Damon Fepulea’i

Renee and Gabrielle play tug of war over Aria; Vince walks into temptation while away from home; Mana gets an exciting offer, and Saint Isaac’s College is rocked by a scandal.

With: Joe Naufahu as Jesse Roberts, Andi Crown as Gabrielle Deering, Brooklyn Nathan as Riley Deering, Alvin Maharaj as Rajiv Patel, Theresa Healey as Dianne Vining, Mike Edwards as John White (JW), Jordi Webber as Cruz Kingi, Torum Heng as Simone, Jaime McDermott as Imogen Grimstone, Richard Crouchley as Steven Grimstone, Jacob Masters as Scotty Crockford, Leroy Lamanu as Sergeant Mackie, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Shardae, Mirabai Pease as Madison, Jules Robertson as Leila, Kahukura Royal as Miti, Kurt Utai-Laurenson as Zeke, Jackson Hawkesby-Lyne as Brigg, Ezryus Tagaloa-Leniu as Matt, Zac O'Meagher as Sam, Mark Fergusson as Geoff, Stephen Brunton as Mr Lynch, Helene Wong as Jan, Hweiling Ow as Ms Paton, Blair Strang as Neil, Connor Johnston as Jono

Episode 5

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Written by
Directed by Damon Fepulea’i

As both teams compete in the 1A semi-finals, Mana has some devastating news for Renee and Vince and Tai’s new best friend becomes a target for Saint Isaac’s thugs.

With:

Episode 6

Wednesday, August 06, 2020
Written by
Directed by Damon Fepulea’i

Renee struggles to keep the whanau together, Vince struggles to keep his team united as the day of the grand 1A final approaches; Jesse reveals his true colours.

With: