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Mana Whenua: Navigating Māori concepts in western contexts 

This discussion between Piripi Curtis, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Angela Cudd and Tihini Grant will delve into the diverse strategies employed by Māori producers in their unique productions. The conversation is designed to illuminate the nuances of engaging with mana whenua, offering guidance and insight for those unfamiliar with the process or unsure of how to even begin. It aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of respectful engagement practices, drawing from the first-hand experiences of seasoned producers to support individuals stepping into this space for the first time.

Creating a greater awareness of Māori values, practices and perspectives will ease the way when it comes to filming on iwi and hapū owned land.