OFFICIAL FESTIVAL POWHIRI
3.00 pm Thursday 3 June // Taihoa Marae, Wairoa, Wairoa District
Join us at the historic Taihoa Marae for the Official Festival
Powhiri (Maori welcome) and Opening Ceremony, followed by a Welcome
Dinner (4 pm) for our manuhiri. All welcome, we ask those wishing
to attend to please RSVP Festival Chairperson Huia Koziol ph.
06 837 8854.
Special Presentation: KA HAKU AU
2009 NZ 52 mins Producer Maramena
5.00 pm Thursday 3 June // Taihoa Marae, Wairoa, Wairoa District
Story of Kohine Whakarua, song writer extraordinaire. In Te Reo
Maori with subtitles.
WAIROA MAORI FILM NIGHT
6.00 pm Thursday 3 June // Taihoa Marae, Wairoa, Wairoa District
($10 ticket / $5 children and kaumatua, fundraiser for Taihoa
A short film programme followed by the box office smash BOY
presented Marae-styles in Wairoa.
SIX DOLLAR FIFTY MAN // 2010 NZ 15 mins Directors
Mark Albiston & Louis Sutherland
Set in 1970s New Zealand, The Six Dollar Fifty Man follows
Andy, a gutsy 8 year-old boy who is forced to break out of his
make-believe superhero world to deal with playground bullies.
MOKOPUNA // 2009 NZ 12 min Director/Writer Ainsley
Mary is a part Maori girl, living in middle class suburban
WARBRICK // 2009 NZ 15 min Director Meihana &
One manís legacy, one nationís legend.
TWO CARS, ONE NIGHT // 2005 16 mins Director/Writer
Two boys are waiting in a car outside a pub one night. This
is their story.
BOY // 2010
NZ 87 min Director/Writer Taika Waititi
Its 1984 on the East Coast. Boy is eleven years old and crazy
about Michael Jackson. His brother Rocky has magical powers and
his father Alamein is fresh out of prison.
Sponsored by Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi and NZ Film Commission
by Te Taurima Whakaata Maori I Te Wairoa Inc & Maori+Native
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