Jackson's Wharf: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

A year on since widower Ben returned to Jackson's Wharf, and the youngest Jackson brother, Calvin is in prison, charged with the murder of missing teenager, Chantelle Judd. Frank is convinced of his innocence, Ben is convinced he needs a damn good lawyer. And that sums up the difference between them.

Mahina's had a bad year with her marriage break up. She's gone back to Frank for the sake of the kids, but her heart is still with Ben. Her nephew, local bad boy Zane, holds the key to the disappearance of Chantelle, information which may dramatically change him; and then there's the two newcomers who wash up in Jackson's Wharf.#8230;

Episode 2.1

Canada: January 04, 2005 (APTN))
Writers: Rachel Lang, Gavin Strawhan
Directed by Tony Holden, Murray Keane

A new cop arrives in Jackson’s Wharf to continue the hunt for Chantelle’s killer; Calvin makes a break for freedom; Jesse has some news for Ben; and the truth about the Jackson’s love triangle finally comes out.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Paolo Rotondo as Brett Kelly, Jodie Dorday as Elspeth Scott, Brydie Tong as Casey Lamont, Carly Nemia as Fiona Douglas, Vanessa Guy as Cheryl Simons

Episode 2.2

Canada: January 11, 2005
Written by Jan Prettejohns
Directed by Murray Keane

Jay wants to join the Jackson’s Wharf Fire Brigade but the boys close ranks; Jesse rebels and clashes with Natalie; there’s romance in the air for Zane and Jay; and Calvin has news for Larissa.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Bruce Burfield as Mal Judd, Jon Brazier as Gary Neilson, Matiu Sadd as Derek Spence, Luke Weston as Kevin

Episode 2.3

Canada: January 18, 2005
Written by Roy Ward
Directed by Laurence Wilson

A crime wave threatens the peaceful town of Jackson’s Wharf; Larissa contemplates leaving Jackson’s for good; Natalie wants to marry Mason but her family isn’t so enthusiastic; and Jay must decide whether to follow her head or her heart.

Episode 2.4

Canada: January 25, 2005
Written by Niki Caro
Directed by Laurence Wilson

Two newcomers are washed up in Jackson’s Wharf; Jesse helps Calvin recover some outstanding debts; Zane will not be deterred in his pursuit of Jay; and Frank puts Ben on the outer with his own family.

Episode 2.5

Canada: February 01, 2005
Written by Deborah Wilton
Directed by John Callen

Brian has some unwelcome visitors on the farm; Ben gives Rebecca a job; Hannah and Dylan play investigative journalists; and Zane and Larissa draw close.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Toi Iti as Spence, Dave Gibson as Mike London, Peter malloch as Dylan Lovegrove, Jeremy Corbett as Tom Steiner

Episode 2.6

Canada: February 08, 2005
Written by David Geary
Directed by John Callen

Frank delves into Rebecca’s past and his findings threaten the success of the new restaurant; Jay starts up a local netball team but encounters tension with Larissa over Zane; and Shayne has a surprising delivery to the superette.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Tammy Davis as Worm, Anita Marshall as Shirley Cobb, Helen Steemson as Raewyn Cobb, Gabriel Reid as Vaughan Reynolds, Kelly Rice as Gwen

Episode 2.7

Canada: February 15, 2005
Written by Miranda Wilson
Directed by Mike Smith

Ben discovers that the local school bus driver is drinking on the job — with disastrous results; Brian reluctantly finds fame when a film crew infiltrates Jackson’s Wharf; and Larissa and Shayne go after the same guy.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Jack Campbell as Lawrence Holloway, Nicolette Kenny as Dana Frost, Patrick Wilson as Ted Bulmer, Rachael Benjamin as Carolyn Balmer, Irene Drake as Mrs Jones

Episode 2.8

Canada: February 22, 2005
Written by Liddy Holloway
Directed by Mike Smith

Mason tries to stop the annual Jackson’s Wharf ‘Round the Coast’ car race but Larissa has a plan to ensure it goes ahead; Zane goes all out to impress Jay — and succeeds; Mahina suffers at the hands of Frank; and a high-speed chase ends in a clifftop disaster for the Jacksons.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Tammy Davis as Worm, Helen Steemson as Raewyn Cobb, Jeremy Corbett as Tom Steiner, John Loof as Mayor

Episode 2.9

Canada: March 01, 2005
Written by Ellen Driver
Directed by Laurence Wilson

Calvin and Jesse cash in on Brian’s fame; Rebecca encourages Larissa to spread her wings; Natalie mourns the loss of Frank and takes out her grief on both Mahina and Mason.

Episode 2.10

Canada: March 08, 2005
Written by Paul Sonne
Directed by Laurence Wilson

Ben wants to sub-divide the Jackson’s family farm; Calvin and Jesse clash over Kelly-Ann until Calvin sees the light; and Mahina has a secret.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Charmaine Guest as Kelly-Ann Leach, Nicholas Miller as Dale O'Leary, Belinda Heaslip as Lisa O'Leary, Toi Iti as Spence, Steve Brown as Steve Champion, Catherien Boniface as Trisha Gilderdale, Leighton Cardno as Rory Watts

Episode 2.11

Canada: March 15, 2005
Written by Ellen Driver
Directed by John Callen

Trisha pressures Ben to join her rival development proposal; Natalie turns on Mahina; and Calvin sees a business opportunity for Larissa but misses the chance to declare his love.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Peter Muller as Hamish Ranby, Charmaine Guest as Kelly-Ann Leach, Catherien Boniface as Trisha Gilderdale, Mark Clare as Chris Gilderdale, Philip Spence-Harris as Rex Eccles, Leighton Cardno as Rory Watts, Kylie Howell as Jacinta, Elizabeth McGlinn a Justine

Episode 2.12

Canada: March 22, 2005
Written by Miranda Wilson
Directed by John Callen

There’s a growing attraction between Hannah and Jesse; Mahina can’t go through with the termination; and Zane is torn between his relationship with Jay and his gang affiliations.

With: Geoffrey Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Paul Glover as Matt Agnew, Dave Gibson as Mike London, John Palino as Noel Vilk, Patrick Griffiths as Richard Kani, Steve Brown as Stevie Champion, Tane Davis as Marley Brown, Damien Lay as Pump Attendant

Episode 2.13

Canada: March 29, 2005
Written by David Geary
Directed by Andrew Merrifield

Calvin gets some tips from Hamish on how to spruce up his image; Jay is wary of Zane’s involvement with the local gang; and Rebecca drops a bombshell on Hannah.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Peter Muller as Hamish Ranby, Paul Glover as Matt Agnew, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Toi Iti as Spence, Steve Brown as Stevie Champion, Peter Malloch as Dylan Lovegrove, Megan Nichol as Lotie

Episode 2.14

Canada: April 05, 2005
Written by Liddy Holloway
Directed by Andrew Merrifield

Anaru goes out of his way to impress Mahina; passion ensues between Jesse and Hannah; Shayne brings Brian back from the brink of death; and Calvin goes head-to-head with Jaws to protect the townsfolk.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Peter Muller as Hamish Ranby, Peter Malloch as Dylan Lovegrove, Tane Davis as Marly Brown, Emily Regtien as Doctor Wilkin

Episode 2.15

Canada: April 12, 2005
Written by Peter Allison
Directed by Catherine Roden

Anaru puts Mahina in a compromising position when he supports her candidacy in teh lcoal council by-election. Calvin is determiend to expose Hamish's philandering but discovers another was to bring him down. Zane gets further involved in the dealings of the gang, risking being exposed.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Paul Glover as Matt Agnew, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Toi Iti as Spence, Peter Muller as Hamish Ranby, Catherine Boniface as Trisha Gilderdale, Mark Clare as Chris Gilderdale, Fred Morton as Isabelle, Sue Garton as Ngaire

Episode 2.16

Canada: April 19, 2005
Written by Niki Caro
Directed by Catherine Roden

Mahina prepares to hear the election results; Brian clashes with the gang workers at the development site; Ben and Rebecca find romance; and Mason meets a beautiful stranger.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Toi Iti as Spence, Veeshayne Armstrong as Latia Malua, Catherine Bonniface as Trisha Gilderdale, Mark Clare as Chris Gilderdale, Leighton Cardno as Rory Watts, Matt Moynagh as Clinton Crosby, Peter Kaa as Hone Turakina, Gilbert Goldie as Ivan Smellie, Myrtle Perenara as Auntie, Kelvin Jones as Paster

Episode 2.17

Canada: April 26, 2005
Written by Rachel Lang, David Geary
Directed by John Callen, Angela Bloomfield

Larissa heads off to the big smoke; Natalie attempts to sabotage Mason’s new relationship with Latia; The discovery of human remains on the work site disturbs Zane while Jesse’s present to Hannah sets off a series of odd events; Anaru’s supporters take a stand.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Veeshayne Armstrong as Latia Malua, Peter Malloch as Dylan Lovegrove, Monty Rihari as Kaumatua

Episode 2.18

Canada: May 03, 2005
Written by Miranda Wilson, Directors: John Callen, Angela Bloomfield

Calvin gets his wires crossed and starts planning his nuptials; Natalie and Hannah find themselves in a sticky situation; and the town is divided over the occupation of the Jackson’s development site.

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Roimata Taimana as Anaru Davis, Alistair Browning as Craig Royal, Veeshayne Armstrong as Latia Malua, Melanie Paul as Kerry Mason, Craig Doherty as Business Guy, Jae Frew as Photographer

Episode 2.19

Canada: May 10, 2005
Written by Ellen Driver
Directed by Andrew Merrifield

Spence jeopardises Ben’s chance of making peace with the protestors; a guilty Mason confesses all to Litia; and Calvin bares all in the name of Larissa’s new venture.

Episode 2.20 (finale)

Canada: May 17, 2005
Written by Rachel Lang
Directed by Andrew Merrifield

Rebecca comes to Brian’s aid when she learns of his heart condition; Natalie sets off in search of Frank but stumbles across danger in the bush; Calvin is devastated to learn that Larissa has been head hunted for a job in Queenstown; and wedding bells ring in Jackson’s Wharf — but who is the happy couple?

With: Geoff Knight as Terry Bridges, Veeshayne Armstrong as Litia Malua, David Terry as Warwick Innes, Stephen Butterworth as Steven Frasier, John Palmer as Snr Sergeant Herrick, Robert McMullen as Doctor, Sarah Mcleod as Midwife, Tanya Horo as Bank Teller, Julie Nolan as Nurse