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Paula Whetu Jones

Director, Writer [Te Aitanga a Māhaki, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Porou]

2018 Asia Pacific Film Festival (United States) 
Grand Jury Award for Outstanding International Narrative Feature (shared with 7 others): Waru

2018 Seattle International Film Festival (United States) 
Audience Award for Best Film (shared with 7 others): Waru

2018 Wairoa Māori Film Festival
Mana Wairoa Grand Prize for Advancement of Indigenous Rights (shared with 8 others): Waru

2017 SWANZ Script Writer Awards (New Zealand Writers Guild)
Best Feature Film Script (shared with 7 others): for Waru

2003 Qantas Media Awards (New Zealand) 
Best Television Documentary: for Gang Girls 

2003 New Zealand Television Awards
Nominated for Best Director - Documentary (with John Bates): for Gang Girls
Nominated for Best Documentary: Gang Girls