Part one of three from this full length episode.
Part two of three from this full length episode.
Part three of three from this full length episode.
I’ve been urbanised so much that coming back is always like a healing, a renewal. It's both a sad and happy occasion.– Witi Ihimaera on returning to the East Coast of his childhood
Greenstone also has within its depths what we call the ‘roimata toroa’: which is the tears of the albatross. And in those times in the 1970s … 1960s, I could see a whole life disappearing, and to me that seemed to be within these tears of the albatross, right within the greenstone…– Witi Ihimaera on finding inspiration in his childhood