Four Māori emerging producers will be allowed to sharpen up and further develop their skills. Alongside eight others from Pasifika and Pan-Asian descent, this will be the first group for a new screen development programme to ensure more culturally-diverse producers are seen within the NZ screen industry.
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Ngāti Porou uri plan ahead as stores run out of hand sanitiser
Ngāti Porou whānau are taking action with rongoa Māori to support themselves as stores nationwide run out of hand sanitiser due to COVID-19.
A Boy Called Piano- The story of Faamoana Luafutu
A Boy Called Piano is the latest production to feature at Batts Theatre in Wellington. It tells the life story of Faa'moana Luafutu who spent all of his childhood in state care and endured the hardships of prison life. Now in his 60s and a grandfather he wrote this production, with his son Matthias Luafutu and grandson Tane Luafutu playing major roles as him in his younger life.
“Crying is better than dying”- Gym hosts play tackling suicide
Ludus Magnus is a gym where people go to work out - not to watch theatre. But actor Rob Mokaraka says the fitness centre was the perfect venue to perform his play, which tackles our country’s suicide epidemic.
Rebelling against youth suicide through performance
Wellington-based dramatic arts group 2Face Drama are on tour performing their latest production, The Rebel in Me. The message behind the production is youth suicide prevention.
Māori Aladdin gets his wish
He’s the Māori/Samoan Aladdin and his wish has been granted. After 21 years in Australia, the role of a lifetime is bringing Graeme Isaako Purcell back home to Aotearoa.
Te Māngai Pāho and NZ on Air to report all ratings
A National Party members' bill has been drawn from the ballot that will require New Zealand On Air and Te Māngai Pāho to publish quarterly reports that show the viewership figures of every project they fund.
Tuhaka to star in The Cherry Orchard
Experienced actor and television presenter Te Kohe Tuhaka plays a lead role in the latest production of The Auckland Theatre Company's upcoming Kensington Swan Season of the classic Chekov play The Cherry Orchard. Directed by Colin McColl who has a long history of directing classics with a contemporary twist.
Māori dancers take Māori culture to the world
Fresh off their tour of the UK, the NZ Dance Company are now taking their production Lumina on tour throughout New Zealand during May.
The Wizard of Ōtāhuhu
The Wizard of Ōtāhuhu is an outrageous twist on the children's story The Wizard of Oz, performed with a South Auckland flavour.