Westside is a New Zealand comedy crime drama television series created by Rachel Lang and James Griffin for South Pacific Pictures. It is a prequel to Outrageous Fortune, and chronicles the lives of Ted and Rita West in 1970s Auckland. The first series aired from 31 May to 5 July 2015 on Three.
On 28 July 2015, NZ on Air announced funding of the show for a second series, which premiered on 12 June 2016. Unlike the previous series chronicling a separate year in the 70s, the entirety of series 2 is set in 1981.
On 2 August 2016 NZ on Air announced funding for a third series. It will be set in 1982. It premiered on 10 July 2017.
On 24 July 2017 NZ on Air announced funding for a fourth series, to consist of eight episodes.