Wifters receive NZOA funding for comedy and horror series

Posted Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

We're glad to see more hardworking Wifters have been funded by New Zealand On Air in the last funding round of 2019. Tikilounge receives up to $660,000 for Aitu for Prime, and Brown Sugar Apple Grunt receives up to $500,000 for Good Grief for TVNZ On Demand. Good Grief is a new comedy series about two millennial sisters who inherit a small town funeral home from their koro, while Aitu is a contemporary horror series based on supernatural legends from the Pacific islands.



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Enjoy docs in the square over summer

Posted Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

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Aucklanders, did you know there's a giant digital screen behind the Town Hall? It towers over a grassy green and comes with bean bags, shade and a cafe / bar. Check out the programme of FREE entertainment below and be part of the first Auckland Live Summer in the Square programme, a wonderful mix of outdoor films, music, kapa haka champions, interactive installations, and the Auckland Pride OurParty celebration. Sunday is Doc Edge Day, here are the docs scheduled to screen, all at 4pm:

Hip Hop-eration 8 Dec 2019
Dancing in Jaffa 15 Dec 2019
The Serengeti Rules 12 Jan 2020
The Sound of Her Guitar  19 Jan 2020
More Human Than Human 26 Jan 2020
Hot to Trot 2 Feb 2020
China Love 9 Feb 2020

Click here for the full Summer in the Square programme