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Maori Television Publicity February 28 to March 6

Maori Television Publicity February 28 to March 6

PEPI Tuesday March 8 at 8.00 PM

It’s panel show time for Maori Television’s weekly parenting series as host Pirihira Hollings meets with Penrose High School senior dean Kiri Tuketo, mother and Rakatauri Productions PA Debbie Terei, Te Ota Rata o Aotearoa GP Rose Milroy and University of Auckland’s Werry Centre clinical psychologist Tania Cargo to address the letters of parent viewers.

HE RARANGA KORERO : Nga Ngaa Tapuwai – Sacred Footsteps Tuesday March 8 at 9.30 PM

Part one of a six-part series about the people of Polynesia taken from the Tangata Tagata series. Stories from the islands of Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Tahiti, Niue, Hawaii, Easter Island and Aotearoa itself.

TOHE Thursday March 10 at 8.30 PM

TOHE is an hour-long documentary that follows the conversation between a father and son – Shane and Tohe Jones – as they unravel the history of the Ngati Kahu and Te Aupouri iwi of the Far North.

STOLEN SPIRITS OF HAIDA GWAII Sunday March 13 at 9.00 PM

This essential 1.5 hour documentary shows the journey of the Haida people of Northern America who are on an important quest – to bring home skeletal remains from Chicago that were stolen from their village a century ago.

ADVERTISING MISSIONARIES Tuesday March 8 at 8.30 PM

This film follows the bizaare movement of advertising media in Papua New Guinea through the theatre. Follow the rollicking mission to bring the consumer revolution to the masses with Elijah, Peter, Robert and Tina of the Lae Theatre.

ROOSTER ROCK Wednesday March 9 at 10.00 PM

An artistic, beautifully-crafted visual that relays the introduction of the Serpent River First Nations Reserve (Ontario) to the nuclear age when uranium was discovered in the area in 1953. Based on the drawings and art of Bonnie Devine.


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Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>


Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

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