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Mataku - The Sisters (Ngā Tuāhine)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2001

For safe passage through their domain, an offering was made for them.
– One of the characters describes the patupaiarehe (fairies)
We started exchanging old Māori stories we knew and then realised these spooky tales would make great television.
– Carey Carter on creating Mataku with Bradford Haami
They are the unseen ones who still dwell in our forests. It is said that when the mist clouds the forest ranges, it is a sure sign that these mysterious beings abound there. And every now and then, their' world meets ours.
– Host Temuera Morrison