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NATIVE Minds

Tainui Stephens hosts NATIVE Minds – a series where Indigenous thinkers explore the experiences in their chosen endeavours, and the consequences of their native perspectives. . 

Koha entry, Tickets recommended


NATIVE Minds
NATIVE Minds

NATIVE Minds: Te Haumarutanga O Nga Mahi

11 am, Friday 1 July 
Māoriland Hub 

The physical and emotional safety of everyone who works in the intense, risky, and sometimes dangerous world of a film shoot is always paramount. 

NATIVE Minds:  Is Collaboration Our Superpower? 

2 pm, Friday 1 July 

Māoriland Hub 

Considerations of co-existence, co-governance and collaboration recall an existing legacy of mana motuhake, mahi tahi and striking out for a distant horizon. 

NATIVE Minds:  Kaitiakitanga in the Film Industry

1:30 pm, Saturday 2 July

Māoriland Hub 

Cultural authenticity and the use of tikanga on screen and behind the camera are a normal expression of the way that many films are now made in New Zealand.  

NATIVE Minds: 
Whina, Liferights & Responsibility

11 am, Sunday 3 July 

Māoriland Hub 

To achieve authenticity and an intimate perspective of the iconic Māori leader Dame Whina Cooper, the filmmakers needed the knowing assent of her surviving children.

NATIVE Minds
NATIVE Minds