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Māori Film Week He Wiki Kiriata Māori: Ngā Kete E Toru Showcase

A week of film screenings as part of the second annual Matariki Māori Film Week, at Ellen Melville Centre (CBD) .

Māori Film Week is presented by the Wairoa Māori Film Festival with the generous support of the New Zealand Film Commission - Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga.
Full programme online at:

Ngā Kete E Toru Showcase is a three-day programme of Māori, Pasifika and global indigenous film and moving image art presented in partnership with Ellen Melville Centre.

Ngā Kete E Toru are the three baskets of  knowledge in traditional Māori belief systems. Over three days, three kaupapa are explored:

Kanaka Maoli Hawai’i (Friday 28 June)

Hawaiian films with hula and haka performance for our special opening event, with Hawaiian kai (ticketed $20).

Mana Tangata O Te Ao (Saturday 29 June)

Films from indigenous peoples across the world, including a Pasifika celebration and a Turtle Island programme from Asinabka Film Festival. (free event).

Te Ao Mai Ngā Whatu Māori (Sunday 30 June)

The world through a Māori lens with a special presentation of Barry Barclay’s TE RUA starring WIFT Mana Wahine Award recipient Whetu Fala (free event).

Suitable for: All ages

When: Fri 28 - 30 June, various times


Ellen Melville Centre,
2 Freyberg Pl, CBD

Cost: $0 - $20

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