Locations of Shortland Street

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The following is a list of the fictional locations that appear on the TVNZ soap opera Shortland Street.

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  • Bug Bar, the - A bar that was opened to oppose the IV in late 2010. Sophie found out the owner had a sex offense record and sent it to the newspapers, which resulted in the Bug Bar losing business and eventually shutting down.

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  • Callum's flat - A flat that first appeared in 2011, opposite the student flat. Debuted June 2011
  • Central Hospital - Only seen a couple of times, one being when Alice Piper was sent there to have her baby, all that was shown was her room and the incubator room. Central Hospital is often referred to during the show. The show gives the impression that Central Hospital as a much larger hospital located near Shortland Street. During 1999 the impression was given that Central was a private hospital, as Shortland Street was at the time, this is due the fact that a partial merger took place between both hospitals. More recently there were plans to turn Shortland Street into a satellite hospital managed by Central.
  • Coltrane - Bar opened in 2004 by Norman Hanson. It was inherited by fiancee Li Mei Chen and manager Jay Copeland after his death in October 2005.
  • Cooper Family House - The household of Murray, Wendy, Evan and Jasmine Cooper. First appeared in June 2011.

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  • Dogs Day Inn - A bar run originally by Geoff Greenlaw. This bar became the new local bar in 2001 after Lionels bar closed down. This bar contained a restaurant and hotel. In 2003 Nick and Waverly took over the Dogs Day Inn after winning the bar in a poker match and were shocked to find Geoff's body in the freezer.

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  • Ferndale - The location in which the show is set. Ferndale has been the setting since the start of the show and it is in Auckland.
  • Ferndale High - The local high school where the kids on the show have attended.

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  • IV, the - The IV is the local bar which is currently owned by Murray. It is across the road from Shortland Street Hospital and was run by Jay Copeland for 1 year and then by Kieran Mitchell for 3 years until his untimely death. The IV includes a bar, restaurant and accommodation. It has appeared on the show since October 2006.
  • IV Central - A second IV that Kieran bought with business partner Ethan Pierce in Central Auckland in 2008. It was known for its gang involvement and was eventually sold due to little business.

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  • Jeffries residence - The house where Yvonne Ian Maya Tania Libby And Jayjay lived from 2006 to 2011. In 2010 Ben Goodall lived there with her. It only appeared on screen in 2010. It had a small interior but a large back yard.

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Mckenna's - A bar bought by Declan Kennedy in his wife Carrie's name in 1993. Carrie latersold the bar to Alex McKenna when Declan was imprisoned and Alex later sold the bar to Jenny Harrison in 1995. in 1996, Jenny sold the bar back to Alex McKenna who gave it to her daughter Rachel as a 21st Birthday present. Rachel renamed Kennedy's as the R-Bar soon afterwards.

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  • Libby and Geralds house - Libby and Gerald old house. Oliver Ritchie was a tenant and kept Libby hostage there.
  • Lionels - The name of the bar run by Lionel Skeggens, this was the successor to R-Bar run by Rachel McKenna. Lionels had a 1970s style retro fit and continued to run after Lionel exited the show in 1999 right up until 2001 when the bar was closed down.

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  • Matekino - Scotty and Shantis dream house. Scotty and Tracy lived there until August 2011 and currently Sarah Potts lives there with her daughter Tillie . Scene of a murder-suicide. It is now in residence of Bella and Luke. The set retired when Bella sold the house after Luke's death in 2013.
  • McKay household - The house of Callum McKay, Justine Jones, Hunter McKay and Sophie McKay and Rachel Mckeena . Previously the Solomon and the potts household. The set retired when Callum moved out in 2011.

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  • Neilson household - The original household of Marj Neilson, Tom Neilson, Stuart Neilson and Darryl Neilson. Marj sold the house in 1993 a few months after Tom went missing.
  • Nurses flat, the - The only original set still in the show. Originally the flat where Sam and Steve lived, it is now the home of TK Samuels, Sarah and Tillie Potts. It has changed slightly over the years but not drastically. The large, inset wall cabinet behind the dinner table was once a door that let to the bathroom. There is a sleepout in the back garden.

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  • Pennlington, The - An upmarket restaurant and hotel, characters who have a lot of money to spend will often plan to take their dates there. A popular choice of restaurant for Chris Warner.
  • Potts residence - A modern house where Sarah and Daniel Potts lived until their neighbours drove them away.
  • Pierce residence - Ethan Pierces house where he was murdered.
  • Potts Primary Care Clinic - The new GP clinic that Sarah opened up in June 2010, Sarah purchased the Shortland Street PCC operation after the DHB made a decision to axe the PCC however was not allowed to operate the business inside Shortland Street. Doctors included Sarah and previously Reuben and Henry was to have a dentistry there. Wendy was the nurse there. Just weeks after the new clinic opened Sarah sold the clinic and eventually accepted a new position at Shortland Street.
  • Prison,The - where Chris Warner is for the murder of Hayley

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  • Q'Road - A fictional road never seen on the show but is suggested to be a red light district. The name Q'Road is a take on K'Road in Auckland.

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  • R Bar - Originally called Kennedy's, this was the local bar run by Rachael McKenna during the 1990s until it was sold to Lionel in 1998. The bar was given a 1970s retro refit and renamed to Lionel's in 1998.

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  • Shortland Street Hospital - Shortland Street hospital is the main location of the show. It is in central Ferndale. Once a very small private clinic, in 2001 the clinic converted to a public hospital.
  • Sugar - The local cafe across the road from the hospital. Debuted in 2004.
  • St. Bartlomews ( St. Barts) - The rich private school that Harry attends. Bruce, Chris, Guy Warner and Phoenix Raynor previously attended the school.
  • Scott Spear - A dodgy pharmaceutical company that appeared in 2006 and 2008. It was known for committing manslaughter against many people whom the company sold dodgy drugs to and this being run by corrupt CEO, John Granger. In 2010, it was revealed that the company are facing billions of dollars worth of fines, which means that it is possibly but finally shut down.
  • Strombolli - The Coffee Shop was a local meeting place for hospital staff as it was located close to the hospital. It was joined to a Gym and was featured for many years. It was originally run by Gina Rossi and after her departure Lionel Skeggins. At the shows beginning in 1992, all coffee shops scenes were filmed on location at an existing venue. Later, a purpose built set identical to the on location venue was constructed in the filming studios.
  • Student flat, the - The flat that Hunter McKay and Brodie Kemp started flatting at in June 2010. The flat was destroyed by a fire in late 2010 but was fixed and is currently housed by Nicole Miller, Vinnie Kruse and Kylie Brown.

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  • Valentine Household - Originally the house of Meredith and her son Andrew in 1992 but more recently the household of Craig, Jake and Scarlett Valentine and Alice Piper.

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  • Warner Mansion, the - The house of Chris Warner, Grace Kwan , Harry thompson 7 Appeared since 2004. Housed many of Chris' ex-girlfriends including Libby Jeffries who accidentally set it alight and renovated it in 2009 to its current look. In 2005, Toni Warner fell down the stairs there causing her baby to miscarriage. Then in 2014 Grace kwan lived there

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Online Locations[edit]

The following are fictional online locations Shortland Street characters often visit when using the Internet.

  • The Engine - This is a search engine used by characters to find information on the Internet. The site looks very similar to Google Search with a white background and text layout and fonts. The Engine was also used in an episode of Go Girls, even though it was said that they were Googling
  • My Life - A social networking website with a description similar to Facebook or MySpace. Characters on the show often use it to connect with each other.
  • NZ Buy and Sell - An online auction website similar to that of Trade Me or eBay. Often characters will talk about an item they are planning to buy or sell from NZ Buy and Sell.
  • Love Spark - An online dating website similar to Find Someone. Vasa Levi uses the screen name "pacificprincess75" on this service and runs into "mistert" - an abusive ex named Travis from her past.