How Mr and Mrs Gock Saved the Kumera

When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind, Producer: Arani Cuthbert Loading Docs is a series of incredible 3-minute documentaries from New Zealand. […]

The Barter Barber

An intrepid barber confronts his own mental health challenges when he travels the country on a mission to get men talking.  After losing four friends to suicide, crisis trained barber Sam Dowdall embarks on a road trip to change the current landscape of men’s mental […]

Table for one

Against all odds, an ageing table tennis icon sacrifices it all for one last shot at Olympic greatness. In her final bid for gold, New Zealand’s Chunli Li, faces the lonely road of isolation and self-funding in sport, unveiling the reality of her tireless commitment […]

Bryan Bruce Interview Nicky Hager

After a two years a government inquiry has agreed the allegations of wrong doing by the New Zealand SAS at an incident in Afghanistan we justified.Bryan Bruce talks with investigative journalist Nicky Hager about what was a stake for himself and our country.

He Hekenga Tuhura

Just weeks before his passing, Sir Hector Busby discusses a legacy of celestial navigation and waka carving, considering who will carry the knowledge after he’s gone. Revered Polynesian navigator, Sir Hector Busby, passed away earlier this year. During his final days ‘Sir Hec’ reflects on […]

Siouxsie & The Virus

A science superhero with pink hair wages war on COVID-19 to convince an entire nation to lockdown. With time running out to fight the oncoming pandemic, an unconventional expert delivers vital information to a panicked public. Go behind-the-scenes as Dr Siouxsie Wiles faces a growing […]

Land of the Long White Cloud

How do white New Zealanders overcome feelings of guilt, in order to take positive action against racism in Aotearoa? Land of the Long White Cloud is a seven-part documentary web-series that tells the stories of New Zealanders who are reflecting on their colonial heritage and […]

Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 2

— Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 2 – Inheriting Privilege (Featuring Jen Margaret) Jen grew up in the small town of Doyleston, which bears her ancestor’s name.  She liked to think of her family as progressive – until she learned their land was […]

Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 3

Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 3 – Recognising Racism (Featuring Andrew Judd) Until he became the mayor of New Plymouth, Andrew Judd had never been on a marae.  Recognising his own racism set him on a course of actively campaigning for Māori representation […]

Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 4

Land of the Long White Cloud: Episode 4 – Pākehā Paralysis (Featuring Alex Hotere-Barnes) Alex is a Pākehā who spends most of his time in Māori spaces, and is often faced with Pākehā paralysis – that fear of causing offence or getting it wrong.  How […]