Matariki ki Papakura
A series of 3 short films on Papakura and Toi Māori. Each short film is named after Māori place names of Papakura.
Part 1: Wharekawa
Ancestral relationships are touched on by 3 of the Tangata Whenua whose whakapapa intersect there.
Matariki and Kaitiakitanga korero by Haare Williams, Allen Kukutai - Kaumātua for Papakura High School. Tony Kake, CEO of Papakura Marae on the history of the marae, their work during Covid-19 and future plans, Papakura Museum Curator Ione talking on the taonga within the museum.
Part 2: Te Ngāherehere ō Kohukohunui
Part 3: Opaheke
Artist’s through the mediums of Raranga Whatu (Whiri Aroha's Waiata Ngataki), Whakairo (Ted Ngataki and Maaka Potini), Tukutuku (Lorna Rikihana), Rongoa (Whaea Taini Drummond), Whaikōrero (Pita Turei), Pounamu, Visual narrative text (Charlotte Graham), and Uenuku Hawira share their expertise on Toi Maori.
Whaikōrero, waiata, haka, karakia by Junelle Kunin and Taonga Puoro played by Riki Bennett are woven into the soundtrack
Image of Ted Ngataki
Photo credit Scott Satherley
Creative Director Kelly King
Proudly supported by Papakura Local Board.