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.
Māoriland Rangatahi Film Festival (MRFF) is a film festival for Rangatahi, programmed by Rangatahi. Rangatahi is the Māori word for youth.
The MRFF is planned by Ngā Pakiaka, a group of passionate rangatahi with a hunger to participate in and learn more about the wider film festival process.
Participation in Ngā Pakiaka provides rangatahi with a hands-on opportunity to learn more about how a film festival is organised and operated.
Being a member of Ngā Pakiaka is a commitment that runs from August to March. Members must be aged 12 – 24 and live in/close to Ōtaki. Rangatahi interested in becoming a member of Ngā Pakiaka should contact email@example.com