World Premiere in Toronto for NZ feature Film Matariki

What an amazing acheivement for NZ Film and for first time film director Michael Bennet. Bennet’s feature film Matariki is set to be featured in the Toronto International Film Festival. Confirming its position as the prime North American launch pad for independent features, the Toronto International Film Festival has today announced its line up of [ Read More ]

Matariki celebrations set to feature on Maori TV

Maori Television invites viewers to celebrate Matariki – the Maori New Year – with a glorious festival of arts and culture on HE KARANGA MATARIKI, a series of three one-hour specials to screen on Tuesday June 10 at 8.30 PM, Wednesday June 11 at 8.30 PM and Thursday June 12 at 9.00 PM. Maori Television [ Read More ]

Call for Entries for Maori & Indigenous Film Festival

The organisers of the 3rd Wairoa Maori & Indigenous Film Festival are proud to announce the dates of next year’s festival, and to open Call for Entries for Maori film-makers in Aotearoa and indigenous film-makers around the world. In 2008, the festival will return to the Matariki Queen’s Birthday Weekend, with the event occuring from [ Read More ]

Matariki Special on Maori TV

Maori Television is celebrating the indigenous New Year with a two-part special, MATARIKI MA WHITU, screening on Monday June 18 at 9.30 PM and Wednesday June 20 at 10.00 PM. Presenter Te Kauhoe Wano (Te Atiawa) will lead a studio-based discussion about Matariki – a cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades or the [ Read More ]