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Koha - Ramai Hayward Television (Full Length Episode) – 1989 Documentary Arts/Culture Māori

Koha - Ramai Hayward

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1989 Documentary Arts/Culture Māori

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In 1937, a “year of destiny” for Ramai, well-known film-maker Rudall Hayward was in the process of casting the sound version of his classic, Rewi’s Last Stand, and offered Ramai the part of the beautiful Māori heroine, Ariana.
– Jacqueline Amoamo, writing in 1993 book Standing in the Sunshine
It costs a lot of money to make films, and it kept us poor. It kept us happy because it was an adventure all the time. But when he died, it wasn’t the same.
– Ramai Hayward, recalling making films with her husband Rudall