[Ramai Hayward Interview]

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A raw interview with Ramai Hayward talking about her life in film and with her husband, Rudall Hayward. (Interviewer is Alwyn Owen from RNZ's "Spectrum" programme.)

She was New Zealand's first Māori cinematographer. She talks about going from still photography to film, and the types of assignments she worked on for the BBC. She also shares memories of the films she made for Warner Brothers.

Hayward identifies a photograph of Ariana, her character in "Rewi's Last Stand". She talks about her Māori whakapapa, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Ngāi Tahu (Bruce Bay) with whānau also in Tuahiwi and Rāpaki.

She mentions being in the Napier earthquake, and goes on to speak about her schooling.

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Reference number 237894

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Interviews (Sound recordings)
Sound recordings

Credits Hayward, Ramai, Interviewee
Owen, Alwyn (b.1926), Interviewer

Duration 02:01:13

Date Unknown

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