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WHINA

The Mother of a Nation

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The story of Dame Whina Cooper, the beloved Māori matriarch who worked tirelessly to improve the rights of her people, especially women. Flawed yet resilient, Whina tells the story of a woman formed by tradition, compelled by innovation, and guided by an instinct for equality and justice whose legacy as the Te Whaea o te Motu (Mother of the Nation) was an inspiration to an entire country.

Tue 28th June 11:00am

Fri 1st July 8:00pm

Sat 2nd July 5:00pm

Wed 6th July 1:00pm

Directors

  James Napier Robertson

  Paula Whetu Jones

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Producers

Matthew Metcalfe

Tainui Stephens

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Actors

  Rena Owen

  James Rolleston

  Miriama McDowell

  Vinnie Bennett

  Tioreore Ngatai-     

     Melbourne

NZ Release Date 23 June 2022

Classification PG Violence

Running Time 112m

Country of Origin New Zealand

Original Languages English Maori

Genre Biography Drama