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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.

  2. Video for Māori Film-Maker to study at Sundance Institute

    Māori Film-Maker to study at Sundance Institute

    A new scholarship to study at the prestigious Sundance Institute has been awarded to an aspiring Māori film-maker. Toiroa Williams, 23, will spend a year at the institute in Los Angeles which was founded by actor Robert Redford to advance the work of those working in film and theatre. Nearly 300 people in NZ applied for the scholarship and Toiroa was one of two successful applicants.

  3. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Starring act for Māori teen.

    Native Affairs Summer Series- Starring act for Māori teen.

    In a year when Maori were making movie headlines, there was one little kiwi movie quietly winning critical praise and international awards. Orphans and Kingdoms was released in New Zealand earlier this year and it was the lead actor, teenager Calae Hignett Morgan who grabbed our attention.

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    NZ Film Mahana to open inaugural WINDA Indigenous Film Festival in Sydney

    NZ Film Mahana has been selected to open the inaugural WINDA Indigenous Film Festival in Sydney tomorrow.  It is the first time the festival has been held in Australia.  Mahana is directed by Lee Tamahori, the director of the critically acclaimed film Once Were Warriors.

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    Māori film makers honoured

    Taika Waititi was amongst the Māori filmmakers honoured at the inaugural Ngā Aho Whakaari Māori Screen Awards at the weekend. 

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    Ngā Aho Whakaari to celebrate 20 years

    The Māori screen production organisation, Ngā Aho Whakaari is set to celebrate 20 years of operation with a hui at the Māori Screen Gala Ball & Awards.

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    Poi E reaches $1 mill at NZ Box Office

    The documentary Poi E: The Story of Our Song crossed the $1 million mark at the New Zealand Box Office at the weekend. 

  8. Video for Groundbreaking NZ feature film underway

    Groundbreaking NZ feature film underway

    Filming has begun on an innovative New Zealand film project, Waru.

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    Māori doyenne of broadcasting passes

    Māori broadcaster, Puhi Rangiaho, has passed away after a long illness.  She died at Tauranga Hospital surrounded by whānau last night. 

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    Waititi hires indigenous talent for new Thor film

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi has worked with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are hired to work on Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok film, currently being filmed in Australia.  

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