Many roads lead to the Hokianga in this engaging documentary portrait of several generations of inhabitants: local iwi, long-established farming families, and the alternative lifestylers of the 60s and 70s who put down roots and stayed
The Heart of the Matter, Rātū 04 o Hōngongoi, 8.30 i te pō
Under the leadership of an inspired Director General of Education, Clarence Beeby, backed by an equally inspired Minister of Education, Peter Fraser, the immediate prewar years saw the most remarkable shifts in Educational philosophy the country had ever experienced. This documentary traces those changes and the remarkable army of men and women affecting the establishment of a thoroughly bicultural and arts-centred education system, over the immediate post-war decades.
How to Change the World, Rātū 11 o Hōngongoi, 8.30 i te pō
In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.
The Wolfpack, Rātū 17 o Hōngongoi, 8.30 i te pō
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favourite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
The Ground we Won, Rātū 25 o Hōngongoi, 9.30 i te pō
With great bawdiness and camaraderie, an eclectic rugby team of farmers strive to redeem themselves from a long run of bitter losses. A cinema verite study of contemporary manhood as observed through the rites and rituals of a rural New Zealand rugby club.