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Bastion Point - The Untold Story

Television (Full Length) – 1999

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In 1977 protesters occupied Bastion Point, after the announcement of a housing development on land once belonging to Ngāti Whātua. Five hundred and six days later, police and army arrived en masse to remove them. This documentary examines the rich and tragic history of Bastion Point/Takaparawhau — including how questionable methods were used to gradually take land from Māori, while basic amenities were withheld from those remaining. The Untold Story features extensive interviews with protest leader Joe Hawke, and footage from seminal documentary Bastion Point Day 507

Key Cast & Crew

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Bruce Morrison

Director

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William Grieve

Producer

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Sharon Hawke

Producer

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Sue Woodfield

Executive Producer

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Keith Ballantyne

Composer

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Andrea Hotere

Research

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