Kia hiwa ra! Grab an overnight bag and some of your most beloved
friends for a filmic weekend on one of Auckland's favourite harbour
islands. From 6-8 July Waiheke Island Community Cinema will play
host to the Waiheke Matariki Women's Film Festival, a feast of film
to warm the heart, mind and soul.
Women in Film and Television in association with Nga Aho
Whakaari, Auckland City Council and the Tamaki Makaurau Matariki
Festival Trust Board join forces with Waiheke locals in this
insightful and eclectic presentation of films made by women
Friday 6 July at the opening mihi is esteemed Maori Kuia, Vapi
Kupenga, representing the work of pioneering NZ filmmaker, Ramai
Hayward, and will be presenting Eel history is a mystery..
Wanjiku Sanderson will present the film Keskidee Aroha and
the work of veteran filmmaker, the late Merata Mita, will be
honoured. Huia Kapua and her team from the Wellington NZ Film
Archive have curated this programme especially for the evening.
Joining us for the weekend will be US HerFilm blogger,
Kyna Morgan, who has literally just landed in the country
See our listing for more info.
The late Merata Mita