Tune in to Davies' docuseries The Collective

Posted Tuesday 27 Apr 2021

Tune in to Davies' docuseries The Collective

A lot of hard work has paid off for producer Rachale Davies (Ngāti Mahanga), whose docuseries The Collective is live now on rnz.co.nz/thecollective.

The eight-part docuseries by Boxed Media follows six rangitahi through a youth music programme designed to give them real-world skills and help them make positive life changes through the power of music.

The series shows the artists creating music, sharing their backstories and hopes for the future, and working together to pull off an event to showcase their talents.

The Crescendo programme gives the artists the opportunity to work week to week with industry mentors such as Marcus Powell (Blindspott) and David Atai (Nesian Mystic), and to connect with award-winning artists such as Melodownz and MC Tali who offer their insights to the artists as they work to take control of their futures.

“It’s been an amazing experience working with the crew to document the stories of these six talented rangatahi and I think viewers will find their stories compelling,” Rachale says.

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WIN tickets to James & Isey

WIN tickets to James & Isey

Posted Tuesday 27 Apr 2021

Isey Cross lives with her adult son James on their small farm in Kawakawa, Northland. They’re descendants of Ngāti  Manu - The Bird People.

Isey is turning 100 years in a week. In their unique relation-ship, James has devoted the last 20 years to looking after his mum and bringing the spirit world on board to get her over 100. In James & Isey, Northland filmmaker Florian Habicht follows the duo in their incredible week leading up to the ‘big event.’

Thanks to our friends at Madman, we have five double passes to give away to this inspiring celebration of life and aroha.

Click here to watch the trailer and answer the question below.

What sport does Isey mention?

Send your answer in an email to office@wiftnz.org.nz by 5pm Monday 3 May, 2021. Winners only will be notified, by email.