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Television – 2003 Documentary
Television – 2003 Documentary
The first of two excerpts from this documentary.
The second of two excerpts from this documentary.
The credits from this documentary.
A short film about the urbanisation of the Māori people
A series of Māori dramas
The sequel to Once Were Warriors
A film that touches on gang culture in NZ
Another documentary looking at girls in gangs
Claudette Hauiti is interviewed on Māori and rugby in...
A doco on Witi Ihimaera featuring Black Power head Rei...
A short film starring ex-Mongrel Mob boss Tuhoe Isaac
A short doco on a Mongrel Mob member
gang lfe was rough back in da dayss'interesting story about gang life for gang girls, hope to see more of these stories on NZ on Screen!!
9 Feb 2012 - 10.06pm
Thank you for making this doco. Wow such an eye opener. I've just finished reading Tuhoe Issac book. Very compelling. I am forever impacted and admire the strength and fortitude of former gang members that have managed to forge another life.
13 Dec 2012 - 12.10pm
These are the sort of people who would and could make a difference in society because they have walked the similar life's ones are screaming out to get help from.....There is always light at the end of the tunnel, I myself have been through tough, rough and unbelievable things....And believe it or not the ones that did awful things to me tremble at there feet every time they see me I get my pleasure back by being present in front of them well they bow there heads in shame knowing exactly what they have done, and I don't even have to say anything......Love your story ladies....
23 Nov 2014 - 06.58pm
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