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On June 20, 1994, five members of the Bain family were found dead in their Dunedin home. The atrocity captured the nation, and it remains one of New Zealand’s most controversial cases. This dramatised version tells the story of each of the family members in the months leading up to their deaths.

Series Cast

  1. Amelia Elliott

    Laniet Bain

    5 Episodes

  2. Angus Stevens

    Stephen Bain

    5 Episodes

  3. Luanne Gordon

    Luanne Gordon

    Margaret Cullen

    5 Episodes

  4. Lucy Currey

    Lucy Currey

    Arawa Bain

    5 Episodes

  5. Richard Crouchley

    Richard Crouchley

    David Bain

    5 Episodes

  6. Joel Tobeck

    Joel Tobeck

    Robin Bain

    5 Episodes

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Current Season

Black Hands

Season 1

2020 | 5 Episodes

Season 1 of Black Hands premiered on November 1, 2020.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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