Iti Pounamu

Tuesday February 2 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

Series final! A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: A review of the series, and an industry discussion about the next batch of shorts.

Tuesday January 26 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: ‘Patu Ihu’ by Summer Agnew, an imaginative exploration of memory, and the way a key event can reverberate for a lifetime.

Tuesday January 19 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: ‘Rock’ with Brian Challis. Grieving the death of his father, a young boy withdraws into a fantasy world where his only friend is a pet rock.

Tuesday January 5 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: ‘Betty Banned Sweets’ by Michelle Savill. Ben and his mother have a strangely co-dependent relationship, something he’s actively trying to change. But as he makes plans to get away, his mother is putting equal energy into planning his birthday party. Soon his future will be decided – but not necessarily by himself.

Tuesday December 29 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: ‘Bridge’ by Jochen Fitzherbert. A woman finds herself alone after dark, waiting for a train. A stranger begins to give chase. She slips and passes out, and when she comes to finds the tables have turned.

Tuesday December 22 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: ‘Run’ by Louis Sutherland & Mark Albitson.

Tuesday October 13 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: Kerosene Creek with Michael Bennett.

Tuesday October 6 at 10.00 PM on Maori Television

Season premiere! A series of New Zealand short films, news and interviews presented by Ainsley Gardiner and Tearepa Kahi. Tonight: The Road Out of Town with Adam Luxton and Jeremy Dumble.