Tane Samuels (Dominic Ona-Ariki) is still unemployed and feeling the heat from his uncle TK (Benjamin Mitchell) to find some work.While he does have a possible job lined up cleaning at the hospital, Tane is proud and determined to find himself something better. In a flash of brilliance, he is inspired to wash car windscreens at intersections. Depsite some negative interactions with motorist, Tane is sure he’s on to a winner. He returns home victorious, only to have to face the music with a frustrated TK. Could cleaning duty be on the cards for Tane or can he talk TK into letting him keep his risky job?
New Nurse Tracey Morrison (Sarah Thomson) has been causing a stir ever since she arrived on Shortland Street. This week management gets involved when Nursing Manager James ‘Scotty’ Scott (Kiel McNaughton) expresses his concerns to head of the clinic Dr. Chris Warner (Michael Galvin). Scotty’s distrust of Tracey’s behaviour has been growing and while he has the support of other staff, it seems Dr. Warner’s loyalties lie with Tracey. What is it the Chris knows about Tracey that the others don’t? And just what does Scotty suspect Tracey is up to?
Sophie McKay (Kimberley Crossman) is burdened with relationship troubles again this week. After sharing a romantic kiss with friend and Tourettes sufferer, Angus Phelps (Elliot Christensen-Yule) at her birthday dinner, the romance seems to have gone cold. Sophie is concerned that since Angus hasn’t made any moves on her, that he’s not interested. But a more important question remains – is Sophie ready to embark on another relationship so soon after being broken hearted over Nate? The social and emotional repercussions for this sensitive teen could be catastrophic. Sophie has some big decisions to make. Will she take a chance on Angus?