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03.09.2019

Colonial Combat

IN POST PRODUCTION FORMAT: WEB SERIESLENGTH: 10 x 12 MINUTE EPISODESBROADCASTER: TVNZ OnDemand Aotearoa, 1836: Harold Barker a Cockney fight promoter and shyster arrives in Kauri Bay with a wrestling ring and tent. This South...[more]

30.08.2019

Hinekura

RELEASED FORMAT: SHORT FILM DIRECTOR: BECS ARAHANGA On the day she gets her first menses, Hinekura is initiated into adulthood with ceremony and blessings. She's taken to a wananga where her role within the tribe is revealed...[more]

30.10.2018

Blue Smoke

IN PRODUCTION FORMAT: TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY SERIES BROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION In June 1949, as an unknown 21 year old, Pikiteora (Pixie) Williams became a household name giving voice to Ruru Karaitiana’s song, Blue...[more]

30.10.2018

Takes a Village

FORMAT: TELEVISION SERIESLENGTH: 7 X 24 MINUTE EPISODESBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION A Māori former table tennis champ and his Italian trophy wife wait out their fall from grace by running a kaupapa Māori community centre in...[more]

04.05.2017

Songs from the Inside - The Movie

STILL IN DEVELOPMENTFORMAT: FEATURE FILM After the success of the Songs from the Inside Series that screened on Maori Television. Screenwriter Kelly Kilgour and AWA films are in process of developing a feature length...[more]

04.05.2017

Misimpressions

FORMAT: SHORT FILMFUNDING: NZ FILM COMMISSION Louie and Darius are young practitioners of classical arts, living together in a small flat. Louie is a still-life painter, whose obsessive compulsive nature is reflected in his...[more]

27.04.2017

Laundry

FORMAT: SHORT COMEDYLENGTH: 11 MINUTES  When a happily married woman struggles to find intimacy due to the demands of raising a family, orgasmic pleasure is found in the most unlikely of places. Laundry is a...[more]

10.04.2017

Beyond the Battalion

FORMAT: DOCUMENTARYLENGTH: 53 MINUTE EPISODEBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION Beyond the Battalion traces the footsteps of forgotten kiwi filmmaker Michael Havas, in particular his unlikely relationship with Ned Nathan who would...[more]

10.10.2016

Mending the Makotuku

FORMAT: DOCUMENTARYLENGTH: 53 MINUTE EPISODEBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION An insightful documentary on the deception behind the 2013 water contamination in the small Ruapehu District town of Raetihi.[more]

10.10.2016

Toa Hunter Gatherer - Series 1

FORMAT: TELEVISION SERIESLENGTH: 8 x 26 MINUTE EPISODESBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION Taking the viewer on a journey through our beautiful nation, hunter, bow-maker and bush-craftsman Owen Boynton, talks with local experts about...[more]

10.10.2016

E pā kua rongonui koe! Uncle, You're Famous!

FORMAT: TELEVISION COMMERCIALBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISIONFORMAT: 16 x 30 SEC COMMERCIALS To promote Māori Language Week, we made 16 commercials with 4 special New Zealand presenters for broadcast on Maori...[more]

07.05.2015

Songs from the Inside Series 3

FORMAT: TELEVISION SERIESLENGTH: 9 x 26 MINUTE EPISODESBROADCASTER: MAORI TELEVISION Headlined by a new musician line-up; Scribe, Ladi6 and Troy Kingi, whom join Anika Moa behind prison walls. Ten prisoners - five men, five...[more]

04.04.2014

Behind the Brush Series 2

Format: Documentary SeriesLength: 7 x 26 minute episodesBroadcaster: Maori TelevisionBroadcast Date: 2015 In this epic series, we continue to explore the stories of Māori figures painted by the artist Gottfried Lindauer. They...[more]

03.04.2014

Behind the Brush Series 1

Format: Documentary SeriesLength: 7 x 26 minute episodeBroadcaster: Maori Television They are some of the most fascinating characters of our history, yet few know who they are. These are the stories of Māori painted by the...[more]

02.04.2014

Songs from the Inside Series 2

Format: Documentary SeriesLength: 10 x 26 minute episodeBroadcaster: Maori Television Music - noun , An art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions. New musicians, new prisons, new songs. Songs from the Inside...[more]

02.04.2014

Songs from the Inside Series 1

Format: Documentary SeriesLength: 10 x 26 minute episodeBroadcaster: Maori Television First screened on Māori Television in March 2012, the inaugural series stunned audiences and redefined reality television: Four leading...[more]

01.04.2014

Dancing in the sky

The William Rhodes-Moorhouse VC Story[more]

31.03.2014

Turangaarere

Story of the flying officer John Pohe[more]