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The Governor - The Lame Seagull (Episode Five) Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Drama War Māori

The Governor - The Lame Seagull (Episode Five)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Drama War Māori

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Mike Philips first job, he had a bit part in a boat?/ I made lots of cake and scones he would pick them up from me to take up the Akatarawas, I was looking for the clip of him in the boat dressed as a sailor I think, Mikes been gone 30 years and it feels like yesterday. We all miss him.
Love his all friends at cine tape and the band and the Governors Ball, all those great memories.
Would love a copy of the film.

Mike's  Mum

Mike's Mum 21 May 2014 - 11.03pm

@Jack: the episode was named after the nickname that Māori allegedly gave to Duncan Cameron due to his slow tactics in the 1865 Taranaki campaign. It's discussed here in his Dictionary of New Zealand Biography entry by historian James Belich who has a more praiseworthy take on Cameron's tactical abilities:
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1c2/1

Paul Ward

Paul Ward (NZ On Screen team) 24 Jan 2012 - 07.30pm

why lame seagull?

jack

jack 11 Apr 2011 - 09.46pm

The Governer is seminal.
Time for another historic epic on TV

Geoffrey Tompsett

Geoffrey Tompsett 19 Feb 2011 - 02.29am

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