Tō Te Wai
When a woman’s ambitious nature-led project clashes with local iwi, she is forced to confront the idea that she has been too far from home, too long.
Director & Co-Writer: Georgia-May Russ [Ngati Maniapoto]
Co-writer: Michaela Te Awa Bird – [Ngāti whakaue (Te Arawa), Ngāti Manawa Ngāpuhi]
Producer: Jewels King – [Tainui / Waikato; Ngāti Ruanui, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Māhanga Hourua]
Story Consultant: Fiona Samuel
Production Mentor: Ainsley Gardiner
Te Reo Māori Consultant: Hēmi Kelly
Someday Stories is a series of short films made by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand, that articulate the change and impact on society they want for the future. Someday Stories 7 was made possible by our funders NZ On Air, Te Māngai Pāho and the NZ Film Commission.