Kura: episode guide


The Announcement

Episode 1
Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers: James Watson & Vince McMillan
Director: Vince McMillan

Billy-John decides to leave Papakura in the dust and head for the bright lights of the Gold Coast. Now, he just needs to break the news to best mate Hotene, 'girlfriend' Trinity, and his ragtag but close-knit family.

Starring: Dahnu Graham as Billy-John, Lionel Wellington as Hotene, Amiria Reriti as Sharon, Tim Roaby as Wayne, Kiri Naik as Trinity, Elliot Blakely as Paul,

With: Cortez Moir as Tyson, Cruz Moir as Blaze, Ruby Devereux as Little Girl, Naomi Porter as OP Shop Staff Member, Cameron Carter Chan as Friend, Ielu Peti as Friend, Logan Buchanan as Friend, Rimu Donovan as Sharon's Client

Local Kids: Shyra Vui, Byron Pearce, Tyler Vui, Billy-Rex Underhill, Rhyanne Pearce, Iris Underhill, Julian Underhill, Sean Underhill, Rallie Tusi, Hayden Krissansen

To-Do List

Episode 2
Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers: James Watson & Vince McMillan
Director: Vince McMillan

Moving overseas is expensive, especially after losing your job for throwing poo at your manager's face. Billy-John needs cash for his plane ticket and luckily, mum Sharon has plenty of odd jobs to send his way.

With: Cameron Carter Chan as The Boys, Ielu Peti as Friend as The Boys, Logan Buchanan as Friend as The Boys, Cortez Moir as Tyson, Cruz Moir as Blaze, Bryony Skillington as Shontel (Travel Agent), Jack Barry as Bouncer, Jope Linfoot as Cosmetics Buyer, Rimu Donovan as Mr Donovan, Ben Metge as Haircut Client, Wayne Anderson as Singer of Songs, Mark Harrison as Dodgy Guy, Anthony Crum as Paul's Mate, Rabinder Singh as Liquor Store Owner, Roxie Mohebbi as Trinity's Friend, Ruby Tautuhi-LLoyd as Trinity's Friend, Nisha Odedra as Trinity's Friend

Note: the same cast is given for episodes 2-5 which doesn't reflect who is actually in each individual episode. I won't repeat it.

Farewell Tour

Episode 3
Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers: James Watson & Vince McMillan
Director: Vince McMillan

The boys have an epic night planned to give Billy-John a proper send-off. But first, he has to pick up a mystery package for his uncle in Oz. After a few too many Double Browns with the boys, however, things start to fall apart.

Garage Sale

Episode 4
Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers: James Watson & Vince McMillan
Director: Vince McMillan

Things are tense between Billy-John and Hotene and the fact that his uncle's package has disappeared isn't helping. A conversation with Trinity forces Billy-John to see things in a different light and nostalgia hits him hard.

The Last Supper

Episode 5
Monday, January 4, 2021
Writers: James Watson & Vince McMillan
Director: Vince McMillan

It's Billy-John's final day in Papakura and everyone's come to say goodbye — but will Hotene show up? And will Billy ever find Uncle Trev's missing package? Everything comes to a head as Billy-John must decide, once and for all, if the grass really is greener on the other side.