8AM TO 9 AM BREAKFAST

9 AM TO 10.30 AM NGA AHO WHAKAARI / AUT TE ARA POUTAMA WORKSHOP – NURTURING NEW FILM MAKER TALENT

10.30 AM MORNING TEA

10.40 AM TE HONO KI AOTEAROA Jan Bieringa 84 min 2012 Aotearoa (Documentary)

The waka, Te Hono ki Aotearoa, was commissioned for the Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden by Toi Maori Aotearoa. This film describes its creation and journey. .

12 PM LUNCH

12.30 PM WHANGAI GIRL Mere Baker 30 min 2010 Aotearoa

Documentary/drama examines the concept of ‘Whangai’ within contemporary NZ culture.

1.00 PM VOICES IN THE CLOUDS Aaron Hose 77 min 2011 Taiwan (Documentary)

'Voices in the Clouds' is an intimate look at one man's search for the spirit of his late mother through the discovery and exploration of his indigenous roots in Taiwan. Special Guest Tony Coolidge.

2.20 PM AFTERNOON TEA

2.30 PM PEACE VILLAGE Katherine Marielle 123 min 2012 Canada (Documentary)

Witness indigenous Elders from throughout the Americas embodying peace & sustainability in a world overrun with war and environmental devastation. Peace Village Founder, Venerable Dhyani Ywahoo, dialogues with a Harvard astrophysicist from Harvard on how science is only now catching up with ancient practices. Guests Katherine Marielle & Steven Vaccaro (Canada).

4.40 PM A NEW SONG Marcus Palmer 21 min 2012 Aotearoa

A story of forgiveness and the value of family.

5 PM SALAT SE ROTUMA

Nikki Si’ulepa 46 min 2010 Aotearoa (Documentary)

A family living in NZ questions its Rotuman origin, so a daughter must make the journey towards culture and family. 

5.45 PM BREAK

GALA EVENING * STARS OF POLYNESIA
**** CHILDREN OF HAWAIIKI ****

"Snow in Paradise"

6 PM Pre Event Mix and Mingle, Punch, Pupu Plates

6.30 P.M. CHILDREN OF HAWAIIKI SHORTS

SNOW IN PARADISE
Justine Simei-Barton, Nikki Si’ulepa 9 min 2011 Aotearoa
The islanders live a happy and healthy life – until, far away, a massive ball of fire rises.

TATAU
Chantelle Burgoyne 14 minutes Aotearoa 2012

MILK & HONEY
Marina Alofagia McCartney 14 min 2012

6B - PART ONE - VACANCY
Hawaii USA 20 minutes 2012 (Note: Violent Content)

7.30 PM MANA WAIROA AWARDS GALA DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT EVENING

Theme: Children of Hawaiiki MC Te Hamua Nikora Luau Banquet * Hawaiian Kai

Tickets $45 including musical concert, dinner and drinks.

Maori film awards and Nuhaka musical evening. Join us with our guest film makers and actors from near and far for the Festival Awards Dinner at Kahungunu Marae in Nuhaka. Prizes to be given out:

  • Best Actor – Short Film (Aotearoa Audience Award)
  • Best Actress – Short Film (Aotearoa Audience Award)
  • Best Short Film (Aotearoa Audience Award)
  • Best International Indigenous Entry (2012 Festival)
  • Best Aotearoa Feature Drama or Documentary (2012 Festival)
  • Mana Wairoa Festival Prize (Best Overall Entry - Festival 2012)

Festival Sponsored by NZ Film Commission

Presented by Te Taurima Whakaata Maori I Te Wairoa Inc & Native Entertainment Ltd.

 

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WAIROA MAORI
FILM FESTIVAL '12

Wairoa Aotearoa
MATARIKI
Queen's Birthday Weekend

Friday 1st -
Monday 4th
June 2012

Host Venue
Kahungunu Marae,
Nuhaka, Wairoa

OFFICIAL FESTIVAL POWHIRI
9.30 am Fri 1 June

VILLAGE VOICES NUHAKA FILM WRITERS HUI
10 am to 3pm
Friday 1 June

NUHAKA MAORI
FILM NIGHT

6 pm Fri 1 June

NGA AHO WHAKAARI WORKSHOP
9am Sat 2 June

NUHAKA FILM WEEKEND PART 1
10.30 am-5 pm
Saturday 2 June

KORE/TAHI/RUA
6.30 pm Sat 2 June

MANA WAIROA
FILM AWARDS

7 pm Sat 2 June

NUHAKA FILM WEEKEND PART 2
9 am to 10 pm
Sun 3 June

POROPOROAKI
9 am Monday
4 June

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Movies
Short Films
Documentaries

Wananga
Workshops
Korero

Sponsor:
NZ Film Commission


www.manawairoa.com

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PATRONS
John Bayly
John Bluck
Huia Brown
Cliff Curtis
Waana Davis
Roger Donaldson
Barry Everard
Caren Fox
Derek Fox
Bob Harvey
Witi Ihimaera
Wilson Isaac
Dame Georgina Kirby
Huia Koziol
Mika
Geoff Murphy
Here Nissen
Rena Owen
Mayor Les Probert
Chris Sidney
Karen Sidney
Te Arohanoa Taiapa
Billy T.K.
Pauline Tangiora
Isabella Westbury

CONTACT US
Wairoa Maori
Film Festival Society Inc.
C/- PO Box 85, NUHAKA
WAIROA DISTRICT
Aotearoa New Zealand
ph. (64) 6.837.8854 /
Cell 0211434113
email:- maorimovies@gmail.com

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