Ngā Pakiaka are the youth leaders of the Māoriland Charitable Trust.

This group is open to rangatahi aged 12 – 24 by application. Ngā Pakiaka are a regular presence within the MCT as rangatahi facilitators, volunteers and in the programming of the Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival.

Moriland Rangatahi Film Festival (MRFF) is a film festival for Rangatahi, programmed by Rangatahi. Rangatahi is the Māori word for youth.

The MRFF runs during the first three days of the Moriland Film Festival with screenings, workshops and the annual E T Whnau Rangatahi Film Awards.

The MRFF is planned by Ng Pakiaka, a group of passionate rangatahi with a hunger to participate in and learn more about the wider film festival process.

Participation in Ng Pakiaka provides rangatahi with a hands-on opportunity to learn more about how a film festival is organised and operated.

Being a member of Ng Pakiaka is a commitment that runs from August to March. Members must be aged 12 – 24 and live in/close to taki. Rangatahi interested in becoming a member of Ng Pakiaka should contact

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