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Once Were Warriors

Film (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras) – 1994


Julian Arahanga

As: Nig Heke

Ray Bishop

As: Big man in pub

Mere Boynton

As: Mavis

Riwia Brown

Writer, As: Bully's girl, Assistant to Director

Cliff Curtis

As: Bully

Taungaroa Emile

As: Boogie Heke

George Henare

As: Bennett

Joseph Kairau

As: Huata Heke

Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell

As: Grace Heke

Rachael Morris Junior

As: Polly Heke

Temuera Morrison

As: Jake Heke

Ian Mune

As: Judge , Script Advisor

Rena Owen

As: Beth Heke

Tama Renata

As: Guitarist at party

Pete Smith

As: Dooley

Calvin Tuteao

As: Taka (gang leader)

Fran Vivieaere

As: Nig Heke's girl

Shannon Williams

As: Toot (Grace's friend)

Ray Beentjes

Sound Editor

Pauline Bowkett

Wardrobe Supervisor

Robert Bruce

Fight Co-ordinator

Stuart Dryburgh


Alan Duff

Original Author

Debra East


Murray Grindlay


Michael Hedges

Sound Mix

Mike Horton


Michael Kane

Production Designer

Janet McIver

Production Manager

Murray McNabb


Hirini Melbourne

Māori Music Consultant

Guy Moana

Carvings and Tattoo Designer

Graham Morris


Don Paulin

Sound Editor

Shayne Radford

Art Director

Kit Rollings

Sound Designer

Robin Scholes


Don Selwyn

Casting Director

Chris Short

First Assistant Director

Lee Tamahori


Richard Taylor


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