111 Emergency


10 x 30’

Year of Production


Production Company

Sauce Television

Commissioned By

TV3 New Zealand



24 hours a day, 365 days a year, 1 million emergency calls. 111 Emergency is a thrilling close-up encounter with New Zealand’s emergency services, on call at all times ready to respond. This documentary series takes viewers on an action-packed journey into the heart of the police, fire and ambulance services. More than a dozen cameras are stationed in the communications centres and fitted inside police cars, ambulances and fire appliances, ensuring viewers are with the emergency services’ crews every step of the way. Throughout the series, we get to know the courageous police officers, fire and ambulance crews. Intimate interviews show their intense emotions as they reveal what motivates them to risk their own lives to help others.