For the loved ones of a long-missing person, there is no relief from that great, unanswered question - what happened? - or from the tense hope that an answer might one day be possible. In this new five-part mini-series from Radio New Zealand, host Paloma Migone, a Canadian-Peruvian journalist who heads the RNZ Bureau in Wellington, reports on well-known local cold cases, speaking with family and witnesses, and re-examining theevidence. Episode 1 sketches the final hours of animal-lover Kirsa Jensen, who went missing during a horse ride, and whose mother is still determined to know the truth. Serious and sensitive, this is true crime at its most human.
Gateway episodes: Kirsa Jensen (3 Nov)