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Bradford Haami

Producer, Director, Writer [Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kai Tahu, Tūwharetoa]

Co-creator of anthology series Mataku, Bradford Haami is a producer, director and scriptwriter as well as an author, lecturer and Māori historian. His passion for storytelling and expertise in Māori culture has seen him work on television productions and act as a consultant to numerous local and international drama, documentary and features over the past two decades.

My interest in storytelling is primarily based on the 'power of the story' — whether in an oral form, a written form, a documentary or as a cinematic film – to convey a message that will stimulate conversation and ultimately transform hearts, minds and communities. Bradford Haami

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Mahana

2016, Cultural Advisor and Te Reo Coach - Film

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Billy

2011, Cultural Advisor - Television

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Lambs

2011, Cultural Consultant - Short Film

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Tracker

2010, Script Editor, Māori Cultural Consultant - Film

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 5 - Telling Stories

2010, Subject - Television

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 7 - Taonga TV

2010, Subject - Television

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Taonga

2005 - 2006, Associate Producer, Māori Advisor - Television

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Taonga: Til Death Do Us Part

2005, Associate Producer - Television

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Pacific Beat Street

2004 - 2009, Director, Writer - Television

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Aroha - He Pōraruraru

2002, Co-Director, Writer - Television

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Mataku - The Fishing Trip (Te Hi Ika)

2002, Māori Consultant , Story Creator, Associate Producer - Television

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Spin Doctors - Election Special

2002, Contributing writer - Television

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Dalvanius

2002, Māori Advisor, Reporter, Writer - Television

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The Last Laugh

2002, Writer - Television

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Mataku

2001 - 2005, Writer, Creator, Producer, Story Creator - Television

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Mataku - The Sisters (Ngā Tuāhine)

2001, Māori Advisor, Story Creator - Television

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Mercy Peak

2002, Māori Advisor - Television

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Spin Doctors

2001 - 2003, Writer - Television

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Mai Time

1992, Director - Television

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Shortland Street

1992 - ongoing, Māori Storyline Consultant - Television

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Marae

1989 - 1993,1989 - 1993, Director, Researcher, Reporter - Television

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Pounamu - Āpirana Ngata 1874 - 1950

1990, Research - Television

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Waka Huia

1991 - 1993, Director - Television

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Koha

1987 - 1988, Researcher, Reporter - Television