Excellent series of New Zealand Documentaries continues

28 05 2007

Maori TV’s great series of New Zealand Documentaries continues in it’s Wednesday 8:30 timeslot. Coming up are

HIKOI: INSIDE OUT – Wednesday May 30 at 8.30 PM: Join two women as they journey to Parliament with the foreshore and seabed hikoi, and explore some of the concerns that compelled them to join tens of thousands of marchers in the largest unified mobilization of Maori in history.

TAPU – Wednesday June 6 at 8.30 PM: Ground-breaking project that poses the question – is tapu still a potent force in contemporary New Zealand or a dry anthropological concept emasculated by the inroads of Christianity and colonialism?

THE CURSE OF PCP – Wednesday June 13 at 8.30 PM: Harrowing insight into the ongoing effects of toxic chemicals on former workers at a Whakatane timber factory and their fight to have the Government acknowledge the cause of their work-related illnesses.

TRUE SCHOOL – Wednesday June 20 at 8.30 PM: Parallels the history of hip hop in New Zealand as well as the social effects it has had on street culture followers – the majority of whom are Maori and Polynesian youth.

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