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form y separately published work icon Holly's Heroes series - publisher   film/TV  
Note: New Zealand writers Kathryn Burnett and Miranda Wilson also contributed scripts.
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Holly's Heroes
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An Australian-New Zealand co-production.

'When 14-year-old New Zealander Holly McKenzie arrives in the Australian seaside town of Woolich, her dreams of playing basketball with the RAMS, one of the best junior basketball teams in the district, are quickly shattered. Determined to prove her ability, Holly forms her own team—the OUTLAWS. With basketball as a backdrop, Holly's Heroes is a funny and light hearted exploration of being the new kid on the block, the importance of friendship, the value of teamwork, first love, and the rewards that come from participation and the simple love of sport. Holly learns that the feeling of belonging she achieves with her team is far more important than simply winning.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      New Zealand,
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      Pacific Region,
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      Gibson Group ; Nine Network ,
      2005 .
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      Extent: 26x24min. episodesp.
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      • New Zealand director Yvonne Mackay also worked on the series.

Awards

2006 won International Awards New Zealand Screen Awards Television - Best Children's Programme
2005 won AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama
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