See Māori people taking action, listen to our stories, hear stories from leaders within their communities and take home messages from this example of contemporary indigenous story sharing, using the technology available to us, from cell phone footage to Māori news broadcast.
Taikaha (2019) is a raw and compelling film made by and with Maori people who were, and still are directly involved in leading an ongoing campaign against the destructive extraction industries.
Māori filmmakers Mike Smith and Hinekaa Mako will encourage discussion and answer questions from the audience following the film (30 minutes).
The world saw and celebrated the ban on new oil exploration announced by New Zealand ‘s Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Jacinda Adern in 2018.
“Sharing the voices of many leaders across Māori communities about our role in this victory in the battle against those causing climate change, this is part of our responsibilities to the world, to share successful climate actions and solutions.“ Hinekaa Mako
Nau Mai – Welcome