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Nesian Mystik - For the People

Television (Excerpts) – 2005

This documentary charts the journey of Auckland hip hop band Nesian Mystik, from their beginnings as an inner-city school band at Western Springs to gold albums and international acclaim. Filmed in New Zealand, London and Tonga the documentary explores the multi-cultural roots of the band members and the inspiration for their lyrics. Director Makerita Urale uses the Nesian Mystik story as a lens to reflect the wider picture of Māori, Pacific Island and Pakeha society in New Zealand. 

Produced by

Front of the Box Productions


Claudette Hauiti


Front of the Box Productions, TVNZ, NZ On Air, Bounce Records.

Made with funding from NZ On Air


Nesian Mystik, BMG music


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