NZFA KAUPAPA MĀORI SCREENING. TE ARAWA MATARIKI SCREENING - NGĀTI WHAKAUE

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2009 Matariki Screening Programme for Ngāti Whakaue

ROYAL VISIT OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CORNWALL AND YORK TO NEW ZEALAND 1901
A fragmentary record of the 1901 royal visit to New Zealand by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to thank New Zealanders for their contribution to the Boer War. Scenes of their receptions at Rotorua, the Grand Carnival of the Tribes;
From Ohinemutu the Royal Couple and their party proceeded to Whakarewarewa. Here they were officially met by Te Keepa Te Rangipuawhe, Mita Taupopoki, and other rangatira of Tuhourangi.
Mr Clark, the Government Inspector, was in charge of affairs. Guide Sophia, one of the few survivors of the Tarawera eruption of 1886 conducted the Duchess, while her niece Maggie Papakura, took charge of the Duke.

SIGHTS IN NEW ZEALAND 1906
Taken at a hui at Tamatekapua Marae, Ohinemutu, Rotorua this footage shows groups of Maori men and women performing on a marae.
Six women appear carrying kete containing food and one has a cast iron kettle. They proceed towards a ngāwhā (steam vent used for cooking) placing items into vent, then remove them quickly. They advance toward camera.
A large group of women gather around hot pool, demonstrating a typical washday on the marae.
WEDDING PARTY: Three distinguished women in traditional dress, kiwi feather korowai, piupiu, taonga, huia feathers, etc. are followed by a koroua with a carved walking stick, as they alight from a horse drawn carriage, amidst a large group of people.
A group of bare-chested men wearing shorts or trousers, one with a blanket draped round his waist, hold spear shaped taiaha while giving a haka-like performance for camera.
Waka hurdles.

HE PITO WHAKAATU I TE HUI I ROTORUA: SCENES AT THE ROTORUA HUI
Maori gather at the Rotorua Racecourse to greet the Prince of Wales. The Dominion Museum party of Best, Anderson and McDonald took the opportunity to be present and record on film the Arawa powhiri to the visiting iwi at the reception camp.

He mea whakaahua nā James McDonald o te whare taonga o Aotearoa i te tau 1920. Filmed by James McDonald of the Dominion Museum in 1920.

[THE PRINCE OF WALES AT ROTORUA] 1920
Large group of Māori warriors brandishing their taiaha, perform the haka, groups performing poi; woman brandishes a taiaha and performs while group walks off; many other large groups of warriors perform; women perform the single long poi.

FOX MOVIETONE NEWS: NATURE'S FIRELESS COOKER 1930
Editors Note: “Rotorua’s two adjacent pools - one icy cold - the other boiling hot. Maoris catch crayfish in the frigid stream and cook them in the steaming cauldron nature provides alongside.”

AKE AKE: B COMPANY REMEMBERS
A compilation of images of the Māori Battalion home and oversees 1945-48
Excerpts from Newsreel clips, home movies and still images supplied by whanau.

ROTORUA .... MĀORI BATTALION POWs RETURN: A powhiri at the Wahiao Marae, Whakarewarewa for the Māori Battalion soldiers who were prisoners of war. Photographs of comrades who fell in battle are on display in front of the meeting house.

STEELE, DUNCAN. [POHIRI AT WHAKAUE MARAE.
Group of women in traditional and modern dress performing dance in front of wharenui at Whakaue Marae. Woman with large woven cloak. Haka and [wero]. Elderly man in a coat with a Maori design.

STEELE, DUNCAN. [MĀORI BATTALION MARCH AND WELCOME IN ROTORUA] 1946
Members of the Māori Battalion marching through town. Soldiers arriving at, and being welcomed onto, marae. Haka, Karanga. Powhiri.

F38780 [BISHOP BENNETT’S TANGI] DV tape 1999.5068
In on DV tape 1:06:55
At Tamatekapua Marae, Ohinemutu, Rotorua, hundreds of manuhiri attend the tangi of Bishop Manuhuia Augustus Bennett.
Kuia powhiri a large group of manuhiri onto the marae; the manuhiri move onto the marae following the wero; several carry large floral wreaths; they pay their respects to Bishop Bennett whose korowai draped coffin lies in state on the steps of Tamatekapua; pan shots show large crowds; members of the clergy and tangata whenua assembled in front of the marae; tribal? flags fluttering in the breeze; steam rising from the ngawha and the canopied, carved pedestal with Queen Victoria’s bust appear briefly.
010:10 Last picture frame.

YOUNGSTERS LEARN ANCIENT MAORI ART 1960
Kima Hakaraia of Te Arawa demonstrates the art of whakairo in front of Tamatekapua Marae.

KIWI COUNTRY: PROGRAMME 2 1966
Excerpts
St Faiths Anglican Church in the village of Ohinemutu stands on the lake side. It is the home of Ngāti Whakaue. Sam Gardiner speaks with the Vicar of St Faith's church Rev Kahu Te Hau about the whare tipuna Tamatekapua.
Ripeka Hughes, a guide on Mokoia Island.

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO ROTORUA
Excerpts from the movies

THE ROMANCE OF HINEMOA
This feature film was shot in 1925 on various locations around Lake Rotorua and on White Island by the Danish director Gustav Pauli for the British company Sphere Films Ltd. It tells the story of the romance between the beautiful puhiwahine Hinemoa, and the young chief Tutanekai who lived on Mokoia island in the middle of Lake Rotorua.
This only-surviving reel was discovered in a garden shed outside London in 1981.
Excerpt

UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS / THE DEVIL'S PIT 1928
In February 1928, Universal sent a film crew to NZ to film a "Maori folk drama" the working title was Taranga. Filming began (with the title Taranga) in February 1928 around Rotorua.

THE SEEKERS 1954
Captured by a savage Maori tribe in New Zealand, Phillip Wayne, an English seaman, expects death or torture. Shot around Whakatane, Rotoiti and Tikitere [Excerpt]

DON'T LET IT GET YOU 1966
Excerpt with Howard Morrison

RANGI’S CATCH 1973
Two escaped convicts attract the attention of John and Jane Murray and their friends Rangi and Hemi after stealing clothes from the Murray's remote sheep farm. [Excerpt]
Temuera Morrison

NGA PUNA: KAHU AND MAIA 1993
Kahu is haunted by the image of Maia, and decides one morning to hitche a ride to where ever, which happens to be the town where Maia and her family live. [Excerpt]
Cliff Curtis

WITARINA HARRIS
1920’s movie star

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Year 2009

Reference number F131221

Collection Film and Video Collection

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Genre Nzfa screening

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Taonga Māori Collection Yes