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For Arts Sake - Waiora Television (Full Length) – 1996 Arts/Culture Māori

For Arts Sake - Waiora

Television (Full Length) – 1996 Arts/Culture Māori

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Arts magazine series For Arts Sake screened on TV ONE for two hours on Sunday mornings for 22 weeks in 1996. This segment features the acclaimed Hone Kouka play Waiora - The Homeland, about a Māori family struggling to deal with their move from traditional rural ways to city life in 1960s New Zealand. The item includes excerpts from the play, and interviews with playwright Kouka, director Murray Lynch, and cast members Rawiri Paratene, Nancy Brunning and Mick Rose. The play and this story feature both English and Te Reo Māori.

 

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Pinnacle Productions

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Made with funding from NZ On Air.