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Mike Walker

Director, Writer

Impressed by untapped Polynesian talent, Levin-based filmmaker collaborated on a trio of pioneering films that put young Polynesians and Māori centre-frame: Kingi's Story, Kingpin, and award-winning telemovie Mark II. Walker passed away in late 2004.

... you can look at a lot of New Zealand television and you wouldn’t think there were any brown-faced people in New Zealand at all. Mike Walker, in an October 1985 Onfilm interview