Te Huka o Te Tai
A rural community’s way of life is threatened by the development of a barge facility that promises more jobs and higher pay, but will destroy the seashore in the process.
Director: Keeti Ngatai-Melbourne [Ngati Porou, Tuhoe]
Producers: Madeleine Hakaraia de Young [Ngāti Kapu] & Matilda Poasa [Saleaula, Falelatai, Faleasi’u – Samoa]
Story Consultant: Julia Parnell
Production Mentor: Kath Akuhata-Brown
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.