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Tarawera Television – 2000 Documentary Māori

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In June 1886 Mt Tarawera spectacularly erupted, and this documentary tells the story of the people who were caught in the catastrophic events. Around 120 people lost their lives, and the internationally famous Pink and White Terraces were destroyed. The documentary features an animated re-creation of the eruption, archival images, interviews with descendants of those involved, and readings from written eyewitness accounts. The author of the book Tarawera, Ron Keam, is also interviewed.

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Messenger

Messenger Films

Source

Messenger

Messenger Films

Availability

Available to buy from Richard Riddiford at Messenger Films.

Rights

The copyright for this title is held by Messenger Films Ltd.

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air.