Documentary Aotearoa

Showcasing our indigenous diversity in some of the finest New Zealand made documentaries. Made with the support of NZ On Air and available On Demand.

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Pakipūmeka Aotearoa videos.


M, L. (M) An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston. (2018)

Kororā The Little Blue Penguin

. PREMIERE: A family from Banks Peninsula work to protect and survey the Indigenous population of white flippered penguins, through predator trapping and citizen science.

Chris Bailey: Ringa Whao

An examination of the man and artist, sculptor Chris Bailey, breaking out of his shell and finding his roots through his work and culture.

The Price of Peace

PG, The story of Tūhoe activist, artist and kaumatua Tame Iti, covering his arrest and trial as one of the 'Urewera Four'. Directed by: Kim Webby. (PREMIERE)

How Bizarre

This is the story of Paul Fuemana, the Māori/Niuean artist who shot to fame in 1995 with the song that is still New Zealand's biggest selling record, ever. (PREMIERE)

Te Kati: The Goethe Mystery

Kotuku Tibble travels from his marae at Parewahawaha to Germany in an attempt to prove the claim he is related to Germany’s greatest poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. (PREMIERE)