Black Talk at Winda Film Festival

Big ups to Winda’s Artistic Director Pauline Clague for facilitating such an invigorating and engaging panel over the weekend at the Winda Film Festival. The discussion, centred on  indigenous film festivals within the wider film industry, took us on an adventure from behind the camera to game changing communication that indigenous peoples around the world…

Miranda in wonderland – in response to Daily Terrorgraph article April 12

Privilege seems to have brainwashed Miranda Devine into thinking that New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has done a fantastic job, single-handedly founded the countries success bringing economic gains and the kiwi dollar into parity with the ozzie. Suggesting that Tony Abbott should follow JK’s lead is an even greater testament to this fanciful notion…

KAPA HAKA IN AUSTRALIA NEEDS HONESTY, INTEGRITY AND HEALING

  Since posting the Blog “State of Kapa Haka in Poihakena and Australia” two weeks ago, a good deal of advice, support and ridicule has been received via different channels. Bringing the conversation into the public realm is positive as opposed to sweeping the issue under the carpet as has been the case over the…

Caretakers of the traditional land

Sustainability Today we had the pleasure of taking our kids to a film, yes – kids and films are not mutually exclusive. The film was an initiative from the Inner Sydney Montessori School where one motto is “children living in harmony with the earth”. The school is in the inner west of Sydney and their…