The Māoriland Film Festival is grateful for the small and large acts of generosity that we often receive. We offer heartfelt thanks to any who wish to make donations to our kaupapa. This year our Tīkiti ta Koha is one way to both support Māoriland Film Festival and enjoy all the goodness the festival has […]
Head of the International Sámi Film Institute to be Māoriland’s first filmmaker in residence.
Anne Lajla Utsi is a champion of Sámi filmmaking that has grown from strength to strength through her work helming the International Sami Film Institute.
For five Tuesday evenings in a row, the Māoriland Hub hosted a series of interactive kōrero called NATIVE MINDS. These were informal occasions where exceptional indigenous thinkers gathered to share what was on their mind – alongside a regular group of like minded minds. Twelve guest speakers from within our community and beyond, joined us […]
Lights, Camera, Toronto! Aotearoa’s youngest directors to debut at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
At 16 yrs old, Oriwa Hakaraia and Te Mahara Tamehana are Aotearoa’s youngest directors to debut at an international festival. They need your support!
M.A.T.C.H GOES TO SYDNEY! ‘Indigenous knowledge will save the planet,” The central statement for Ōtaki teenager Kaea Hakaraia-Hosking’s winning INDIGI HACK pitch. Held in Sydney, Australia on August 8-9, the inaugural INDIGI HACK was a two-day hackathon targeted at Indigenous youth aged 8 – 18 aimed at developing new appbased technology to revitalise and retain […]
The E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Challenge is an opportunity for rangatahi up to the age of 24 to create films that present their perspective as young people in Aotearoa. In 2018, Māoriland Charitable Trust travelled to six communities across Aotearoa leading free filmmaking workshops for rangatahi. Films were then entered to the E Tū Whānau Rangatahi […]
E Tū Whānau is a movement for positive change. The E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Challenge is a collaboration between Māoriland and E Tū Whānau where rangatahi film leaders travel across Aotearoa to teach other rangatahi how to make films. Each workshop is just two days long. In this time, the workshop participants have to brainstorm, […]
Announcing the programme for the largest Indigenous film festival in the southern hemisphere The biggest Indigenous film festival in the southern hemisphere is almost here. Hosted in Ōtaki on the Kāpiti Coast, the sixth annual Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) is bringing over 138 films and 62 events from 94 Indigenous nations to Aotearoa. The 2019 […]
2018 was a big year for Māoriland and the Hub. Along with hosting a huge number of functions, we also get requests from folk asking about our plans for the future. We spent much of last year finding a way to generate the resources we need to use our amazing building in the best way […]