• Pūkoro

    Pūkoro

    TV Programme

    PŪKORO is a half hour show for children five years and under, 100% te reo Māori. With songs, stories, activities and giant Tiki, PŪKORO provides a fun and educational way for a child to experience different environments and situations holistically. Join Tama, Hine, Pēpi, and the PŪKORO crew; Ngātarawāhi Fairhall, and Naomi Toilalo, as they sing, act, dance, and explore their way through the universe. PŪKORO! He aha kei roto?

  • Te Ao Pūkoro

    Te Ao Pūkoro

    Website

    Creators of the Māori educational children’s show, Pūkoro, are entering a new realm to bring it’s characters, songs and puzzles to life, online.

  • Tōku Reo

    Tōku Reo

    TV Programme

    A Māori language learning course for absolute beginners. Designed by Professor John Moorfield, Tōku Reo works with an interactive website to reinforce and encourage further learning.

  • Kōwhao Rau

    Kōwhao Rau

    TV Programme

    Quinton Hita journeys out into the Ngāpuhi regions in search of conversation with kaumātua who have led extraordinary lives. Kōwhao Rau 5 captures the spontaneity of a visit; the travel and arrival to a house, the words of solace for the hunga mate at the front gate, the cup of tea to help the conversation flow, and it’s not about sacred knowledge or tribal connections, but about well-lived lives.

  • Taniwha Rau

    Taniwha Rau

    TV Programme

    Presented by Paraone Gloyne, Taniwha Rau explores another tribal region; Tainui, and features the characteristics unique to this tribal dialect. Featuring those kaumātua who are so far off the beaten track, so immersed in their own communities and their own ‘kōwhao’, that many viewers will be meeting them for the first time. The kōrero is not about sacred knowledge or tribal connections, but about well-lived lives.

  • Matangi Rau

    Matangi Rau

    TV Programme

    Presented by Paraone Gloyne, Taniwha Rau explores another tribal region; Tainui, and features the characteristics unique to this tribal dialect. Featuring those kaumātua who are so far off the beaten track, so immersed in their own communities and their own ‘kōwhao’, that many viewers will be meeting them for the first time. The kōrero is not about sacred knowledge or tribal connections, but about well-lived lives.

  • Mt Zion

    Mt Zion

    Film

    In this feature film Australian Idol winner and X-Factor judge StanWalker makes his acting debut as aspiring singer Turei. Part of a whānau of Māori potato pickers from Pukekohe, he has to choose between duty to family (Temuera Morrison is patriarch ‘Papa’) and letting the music play. Turei’s dilemma takes place amidst reggae star Bob Marley’s 1979 tour to Aotearoa, and a chance for him to win a supporting slot at Marley’s Western Springs concert.

  • Goethe

    Goethe

    Documentary

    Kotuku Tibble travels from his marae at Parewahawaha to Germany in an attempt to prove the claim he is related to Germany’s greatest poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

  • Search4Stars

    Search4Stars

    TV Programme

    A celebration of the talent emerging from our regions and a showcase for young Maori leaders.

  • Kupuhuna

    Kupuhuna

    TV Programme

    Maori language game show that pairs fluent reo Maori speakers with second-language learners to compete for prizes. (Maori language).

Kura Productions

Kura Productions is a Māori television and film production company. The company is a joint venture between Quinton Hita and South Pacific Pictures.