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Kura Productions

Kura Productions is a joint venture between Quinton Hita and South Pacific Pictures and was formed in 2004. It offers a range of programming to Māori Television Service and other broadcasters in New Zealand.

Kura Productions now ten years on, works include;

  • Five series of Tōku Reo – a  beginners language learning series based on the Te Whanake framework of Professor John Moorfield.
  • Four series of Kupuhuna – a Word Quiz show in Te Reo Māori
  • Nine series of Pūkoro – the fun reo Māori kids show for under 5’s
  • Search4Stars – a seven episode rangatahi talent competition through secondary schools
  • Five series of Kōwhao Rau, two series of Taniwha Rau and one series of Matangi Rau – shows focused on the dialect of these tribes and sharing between two generations
  • Te Kati – The Goethe Mysterya documentary following the stories of the Gotty whānau and links to the great German icon Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • And the box office smash-hit Mt Zion.