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  1. Video for Cliff Curtis not interested in playing Bond villain
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    Cliff Curtis not interested in playing Bond villain

    Cliff Curtis won’t be putting his name forward to play the next James Bond henchman after a search was launched last month for a Māori actor to star in the new 007 film. 

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    Behind the lens of Merata Mita

    A tribute film about Merata Mita (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāi Te Rangi), one of New Zealand’s most influential filmmakers, is screening as part of the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF). Directed by Heperi Mita, Merata: How Mum decolonised the screen, looks at the ground-breaking contribution his mother Merata Mita made through film and media at times of political unrest in NZ as well as paving the way for indigenous women worldwide.

  3. Video for Rotorua haka performers inspire Avatar 2 film
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    Rotorua haka performers inspire Avatar 2 film

    Movie star Cliff Curtis says the haka-inspired idea came from 'Tuku Iho' a Te Puia Tourism cultural group during their performance to director James Cameron last year in America. Curtis spoke up following his recognition at the Kea World Class New Zealand awards in Auckland. 

  4. Video for Cliff Curtis wins award for indigenous storytelling
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    Cliff Curtis wins award for indigenous storytelling

    Actor Cliff Curtis has been acknowledged for his commitment to telling indigenous stories at last night's annual Kea Awards, at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre. 

  5. Inaugural Supreme Matariki Award winner, Cliff Curtis - Photo / File
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    Matariki Awards to honour Lifetime & Supreme Award winners

    The prestigious Matariki Awards this year will honour one Supreme Te Tohu Tiketike o Matariki Award winner, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award, Te Toi o Ngā Rangi.

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    TAHUA 2017: NZ Screen Industry

    Over $300 million has been allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand Screen industry grants, both globally and domestically.  Māori are calling for more in order to support the ever-increasing demands within the industry.

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    Exclusive: Curtis breaks silence on his biggest career break

    Māori actor Cliff Curtis is on his way to Hollywood to meet with the producers and directors of the Avatar movie sequels. It was announced this week that Curtis will be the first new actor to join the original cast.

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    Cliff Curtis' chess mentor passes away

    A Ngāti Porou chess champion who was portrayed in the Cliff Curtis film The Dark Horse has passed away at the age of 39.

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    Curtis, Waititi invited to join Oscars Academy

    Actor Cliff Curtis (Te Arawa/Ngāti Hauiti) and actor-director Taika Waititi (Te Whanau a Apanui) have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Curtis and Waititi, both established figures in the US entertainment industry, join a list of 683 artists and executives who the Academy says have ‘distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures’.

  10. Video for Cliff Curtis named Te Tohu Tiketike o Matariki
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    Cliff Curtis named Te Tohu Tiketike o Matariki

    Cliff Curtis has taken out the top honour at the 2016 Matatriki Awards tonight after receiving the Te Tohu Tiketike o Matariki Supreme Award.

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