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Aroha: A Story of the Māori People Short Film (Full Length) – 1951 Drama Māori

Aroha: A Story of the Māori People

Short Film (Full Length) – 1951 Drama Māori

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Loved this film, i was very inspired. This also lifted me knowing you made this back in 1951, hopefully would see more of these films in future.

Hinemoa Barbarich

Hinemoa Barbarich 13 Apr 2018 - 12.43am

It was a pleasure to watch this with my 90 year old aunty Bonnie as we watched her mother, my kuia. Aunty was able to name everyone in the video and I was able to put faces to the many names that I've heard growing up.

Kelly Winiata

Kelly Winiata 1 Jun 2015 - 08.38pm

Thank you for sharing this. Loved seeing the old people. Didn't follow the storyline so much but loved the images of the kapa haka, the old people, the tamoko, the language, the old shop out at Rotoiti. It's still there!

Kuini Beattie

Kuini Beattie 31 May 2015 - 10.48am

Enjoyed the film because it is old but I'm with Mark, great propaganda. Were they really expected people to believe the white medicine could cure a brain tumor in 1951 just like that

Rochelle Paranihi

Rochelle Paranihi 29 Apr 2013 - 03.49pm

I enjoyed watching this short movie thank you.

Debbie Manunui

Debbie Manunui 2 Mar 2013 - 03.25pm

Well made propaganda. It helps understand how the soft revolution happened.

Mark Hampton

Mark Hampton 10 Nov 2011 - 11.30pm

far that footage wicked... Dances @ Tama mataia & erus father stud guy.. ole tahu

Byron Thompson

Byron Thompson 4 Aug 2011 - 02.24pm

I enjoyed watching this film, because I got to learn alot about the maori culture and even though i'm samoan, i love to learn about the polynesians and the history..its a wonderful experience(:


rose 19 Sep 2010 - 10.29am

awsum film, great to see our history and people rec'd for maori of today to view it, dont no why it hasnt been widely exposed in the theaters, and schools, libraries, marae's. these films need to be seen by our rangatahi, and to revise our pakeke. TU MEKE!!

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson 18 Aug 2010 - 07.14am

is that how i got my name


aroha 1 Jul 2010 - 01.12pm

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