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The Heart of the Matter

A richly archived documentary that explores the legacy of Gordon Tovey and the post-war education programmes that put Māori arts into the New Zealand classroom. E te tohunga whakairo i ngā mahi Toi o te ao o ngā mātua tipuna. E te uri kāwai rangtira o Te Whanau ā Apanui. E te uri o te waka o Mataatua, kua hinga koe, kua takoto te ika takoto a Tiki. Cliff Whiting, hāere atu ki te ngia o te mātoru ki te pō. Māringi noa ngā roimata, ka pūmau te aroha mōu mo ake tonu atu.

Maui's Hook

PG, (AO) On Demand video only available in New Zealand. Made with the support of NZ On Air. Paora Joseph meets five whānau whom have lost a family member to suicide. Together they work with the concepts of tika, pono and aroha to confront their trauma before joining the hīkoi. On Demand video only available in New Zealand.

My Year with Helen

A closely observed view of former New Zealand PM Helen Clark as she campaigns for UN Secretary-General and staying in daily contact with her 94-year-old father back home. (2017)

SEED: The Untold Story

G, The harrowing & heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David & Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.

In My Blood it Runs

M, C. (M - Content May Offend) A 10-year-old from Alice Springs struggles to balance his traditional upbringing with a state education. (2019)


(AO) Highlighting a critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. Passionate advocates for ocean preservation tackle habitat destruction and pollution.


The story of blind Indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, one of Australia's most important and acclaimed voices.