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Merata - Making Waves

Rangatira – Merata Mita: Making Waves

Director Hinewehi Mohi

Producer Derek Fox, Richard Rautjoki

Editor Michael Hodgson

Pioneering Māori filmmaker Merata Mita's career spanned 20 years and her films were a unique and brave account of New Zealand social and political history.

In this documentary, director Hinewehi Mohi worked with Merata Mita to tell her story including the cost of her work to her life and family.

This Matariki screening is to support of the exhibition “Wāhine: Beyond the Dusky Maiden” at Turnbull Gallery , 6 June-25 August, 2017.