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Aroha - Irikura Television (Full Length Episode) – 2002 Drama Te Reo Māori Romance

Aroha - Irikura

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2002 Drama Te Reo Māori Romance

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Lovers move towards each other through space and time in this episode of te reo series Aroha. Tapu (Cliff Curtis) plays a doctor who is unnerved by the strange behaviour of elderly patient Kahu. Kahu's death affects his niece Irikura (Ngarimu Daniels) deeply, and at the tangi secrets are revealed. Tapu and Irikura are haunted by visions of a shared past; Kahu's ghost has plans for them. This episode played in black and white. Celebrated Māori actor and mentor Don Selwyn plays Kahu. Director Guy Moana created tā moko and carvings for classic 1994 film Once Were Warriors.

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Go and put those dreams of yours to rest.
– Irikura's aunty urges her towards her destiny