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The Prophets

Television, 2013

This seven-part series follows Dr Hirini Kaa as he explores Māori biblical prophets. Directed by Tainui Stephens, each of the first six episodes follows an individual prophet; beginning in the 1820s with Papahurihia, followed by Te Ua Haumēne, Te Kooti Arikirangi, Rua Kēnana, Tohu and Te Whiti, and Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana. The final episode looks at modern prophetism as a whole. Dr Kaa (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongowhakaata) is an ordained Anglican minister and respected Māori theologian.