CREW

Lisa Reihana

Vivienne Stone

James Pinker

Sam Tozer

Anthony S Pratt

Jay Rama

Tim Gruchy

James Pinker

Sean Cooper

Tom Bailey

Michael Hedges

Tom Scott-Toft

Nigel Scott

John Neil

Rachel House

Leilani Unasa

Ruby Reihana Wilson

Natalie Tozer

Venus Stephens

Dominic Taylor

Nanai Imagery

Paul Rhodes

Anton Petrov

Felicity Moore

Sefa Enari

Aaron Taouma

Filoi Vaila'au

Aunty Glenda Chalker

Joshua Bell

Megan Monte

Kate Britton

Nathan Moore

Steven Ball

Robert Buck

Lisa Reihana

Rosanna Raymond

Ruth Woodbury

Olivia Blythe

Andrew Douglas

Lisa Siatu'u Ioane

Annie Mahon

Matt Malloy

Arran Pickering

Shamel Wanis

Danielle Soepnel

Marion Olsen

Joanne Reihana

Lesley Reihana

Bryan Hobbs-Crowther 

Stefan Knight

Anna Ah Kuoi 

Vee Gulliver 

Kelly Mitchell 

Thomas Peacock Kirkwood

James Sugarskull Allen

Daniel Sewpersad 

Tricia Allen

Cerisse Palalangi 

Kallan McLeod

Guy Treadgold

Megan Vertelle 

Gunner Ashford

Pickled Fig

Des & Dan @ Lot 23 

Caroline Stone 

CAST

Christina Asher

Devlin Bishop

Joshua Bell

Mark Clare

Nive Collins

Haanz Faavae

Jeremiah Faitala

Mikey Falesiu

Sionatane Fisiihoi

Ali Foa'i

Solomon Fuemana

Amala Groom

Ethel Anne Gundy

Joel Herbert

Onetoto Ikavuku

Kingston Rua

Mikaara Kirkwood

Zandra Maepu 

Saipele Mika

TJ Misa

Lyncia Muller

Andrew Norman

Ta'i Patai

Xavier Peterson

Taofia Pelesasa

James Pinker

Kataraina Polataiao

Levon James Rawiri

Sia'ana Sauilemau

Venus Stephens

Gabby Solomona

Jono Soo-Choon

Marek Sumich

Jacob Tamata

Henry Taripo

Loma Teisi

Riki Tofi

Aleni Tufuga

Losa Tui

Makerita Urale

Wendy Vannes

Filoi Vaila'au

Dan Veint

Leon Wadham

Julia Waite

TROUPE

Koomurri

Laukea Foundation

Pacific Muse                         

Pasifika Sway

Tatau        

Te Waka Huia                                             

ROLE/S

Writer | Director | Producer

Producer

Producer

DOP  |  Compositor  |  Editor

Workflow Architect - Picture Park Road Post

Senior Systems Engineer - Park Road Post

Technical Delivery

Composition  |  Sound Design

Composition  |  Sound Design  |  Programming

Keyboards

Rerecording Mixer - Park Road Post

Sound Editor - Park Road Post

Sound Manager - Park Road Post

Head of Sound Engineering - Park Road Post

Drama Coach

Production Manager

Production Manager

Production Manager

Production Runner

Gaffer  |  3D Animation

3D Waka

Gaffer  |  Sound Recordist

Digital Illustrator

Rotoscoping

Choreographer

Pacific Dance Liaison

Pacific Dance Liaison 

Community Consultant

Koomurri Facilitator

First Australian Community Liaison

First Australian Community Liaison

First Australian Community Liaison

Costume Design Pacific  |   Props  |  Talent Liaison

Costume Design European

Costume Design

Costume Design

Costume Design

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Seamstress

Costume Assistant

Costume Assistant

Hair & Make-up

Hair & Make-up

Stand-by Make-up

Make-Up & Tattoo

Make-Up & Tattoo

Make-up & Tattoo

Make-up & Tattoo

Hair & Make-up

Tattoo Design

Tattoo Design

Photography

Props

Stand-by Props

Armourer

Catering

Catering

Legal Counsel

CHARACTER/S

Maori Wahine

John Webber  |  Marine  |  Midshipmen  |  Sailor  |  Flogger

First Australian Fisherman

Lieutenant King

Mourner  |  Weaver  |  Tahitian Villager

Tahitian Trader

Tahitian Solo  |  Tahitian Marriage Dance

Huahine Chief  |  Villager  |  Chief Keili'kea  |  Hawaii Warrior  |  Ali'i-1

Turtle Tribe  |  Fafa fing

Man from Borabora  |  Tahitian Chief

Kava Ceremony  |  Chief  |  Turtle Tribe  |  Bride Attendant

First Australian Medicine Song

Possum Skin Cloak Maker

Joseph Banks  |  Marine  |  Midshipmen  |  Flogged Sailor  |  Sailor

Chief Kalani'opu'u  |  Ali'i-3  |  Hawaii Warrior

Crying Child

Maori Warrior

Pregnant Arioi  |  Mourner  |  Weaver  |  Hungry Mother

Tupaia / Nootka Warrior

Wero / Hungry Tahitian / Chief's son / Arioi Midwife / Villager

Mourner / Weaver / Banks Liaison / Villager

Marine / Midshipmen / Sailor

Club Dance

Taupou Dance / Arioi / Turtle Tribe

Trader / Pregnant Mother / Flogged Man / Hawaii Warrior

Sailor

Sassy Child

Hungry Man  |  Maori Warrior

Bride Attendant  |  Fafa fing

Chief's Attendant

Chiefs Daughter  |  Weaver  |  Mourner

Tattooist  |  Lame Man  |  Arioi Baby  |  Villager  |  Pimp

Captain Cook

Maori Warrior

Omai  |  Arioi

Chief's Wife  |  Mourner  |  Kalani'opu'u's Wife

Tahitian Warrior  |  Tattooist  |  Chief's Attendant  |  Hungry Man

Chief Mourner  |  Tahitian Chief  |  Hawaiian Warrior  |  Ali'i-2

Mourner  |  Weaver  |  Chiefs Wife

Club Dance  |  Queen Obeera  |  Bride of Mangaia

Tahitian Solo  |  Tahitian Marriage Dance

Taupou, Club Dance  |  Fafa fing

Marine  |  Midshipmen  |  Sailor

Sydney Parkinson  |  Marine  |  Midshipmen  |  Sailor

Captain Cook

PERFORMANCE/S

Welcome

Hawaiian Mourning Dance  |  Hula

Three Polynesian Muses

Seated Hula  |  Hula Instruction

Slap Dance  |  Wrestling

Haka  |  Waiata Tangi                   

Weavers:  Connie Dawson  |  Annette Dixon  |  Delphine Leslie  |  Carmen Maria Sandy  |  Phyllis Stewart

Koomurri:  Cecil McLeod  |  Albert David  |  George Dow  |  David Bennett

Laukea Foundation:  Cristy La'amea Almeida  |  Alan La'i Hunley  |  Blaine Kamalani Kia  |  Kaleonani Kia      Kaleo-o-ka-lani Kia  |  Tamara Leilani Wilkerson

Pacific Muse:   Tepaeru-Ariki Lulu French  |  Santana Schmidt  |  Charlene Tedrow

Pasifika Sway:   Aruna Po Ching  |  Tomoko Ie 

Tatau:   Jaisake Akana  |  Malili Savaiinaea  |  Fatu Su'a  |  Davidson Tuitama

Te Waka Huia:   Jordan Clarke  |  Kani Collier  |  Harley Hoani  |  Karena Koria  |  Kingi Peterson  |  Tuirina Wehi

Waka Paddlers:   Nathan Toa  |  Karleen Toa  |  Peter Papali'i  |  Isaac Bray  |  Kayden Takawe-Kingi  |  Joshua Perese

HEARTFELT THANKS   IPOV Patron : Dame Anne Salmond  |  Michael Allpress  |  Nicola Fox  | Joshua BellRyan Cameron  |  Braidon Cameron  |  Jack Cameron  |  Adam Bell : Koomurri  |  Mark Blackburn  |  Kirsty Cameron  |  Neil Campbell  |  Stan Campbell  | Anthony Cordina  |  Lufti Hady : TAFE  | Gerben Cath  |  Lauren Clark  |  Kyra Clark  |  Fiona Grieve  |  Leon Dahl: Rock Shop  |  Andrew Davidson  |  Rhana Devenport  |  Scott Everson  |  Jennifer French  |  Catherine Hammond  |  Claire McIntosh  |  Michael Degastino  |  Cooper Whanau  |  Sean Coyle  |  Michael Craven  |  John Schroeder : Digital Darkroom  |  Horomono Hero  |  Annie Goldson  |  John Gow  |  Jonathan Gribc  |  Gene Jouavel  |  Miriam Ludbrook  | Keith Moore  |  Lot-23  |  Phil Kelly  |  Ole Maiava  |  Tim Prebble Reihana Whanau  |  Kelly Sicat  |  Paula Schaufhassen  |  Rachel Shearer Michel Tuffery  |  Nicholas Thomas  |  Jamie Waititi  |  Tweedie Waititi  |  Jos Wheeler

Taonga puoro recording for Michel Tuffery’s First Contact,  2011 Performed by Horomona Horo © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2011

GENEROUS FUNDING AND IN-KIND SUPPORT   Creative New Zealand  |  Brownstreet Productions   Montalvo Art Centre  |  Auckland Art Gallery  |  PIPA - Pacific Island Performing Arts  |  South Seas Film School  |  Unitec Research Fund  |  Campbelltown Art Centre |  Allpress  |  Royal Society  |  Cambridge Museum