THE BARBER is a documentary web series about Flaxmere resident Peleti Oli-Alainu'uese and the Māori and Pacific community of men who frequent his Hastings barbershop. Made with the support of NZ On Air. Available exclusively On Demand to viewers worldwide.
Made with the support of NZ On Air. Peleti and his cousin Sonny grew up in Flaxmere. It’s a suburb that never features in the Hawkes Bay tourist brochures despite the strong community who live there. Peleti brings that sense of community to the barbershop where no one is left behind.