Jarod Rawiri

Fantail (2013)

A feisty young petrol station attendant attempts to figure out her place in the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Vowell
CAST:  Sophie Henderson  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Jarod Rawiri  •  Jahalis Ngamotu

A feisty young petrol station attendant attempts to figure out her place in the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Vowell
CAST:  Sophie Henderson  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Jarod Rawiri  •  Jahalis Ngamotu

Boy (2010)

Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan who lives on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu  •  Ei Kura Albert  •  Ngapaki Emery  •  Rajvinder Eria

Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan who lives on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu  •  Ei Kura Albert  •  Ngapaki Emery  •  Rajvinder Eria

Kerosene Creek (2004)

One summer’s day, Jayde and Wiremu tag along with their older siblings on a trip to a local swimming hole; young passions ignite by the Rotorua hot pool. Later, tragedy occurs and Jayde faces lost innocence and the ritual of tangi while bearing a secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Taungaroa Emile  •  Darcy Ray Flavell-Hudson  •  Atarangi Manley  •  Miriama McDowell

One summer’s day, Jayde and Wiremu tag along with their older siblings on a trip to a local swimming hole; young passions ignite by the Rotorua hot pool. Later, tragedy occurs and Jayde faces lost innocence and the ritual of tangi while bearing a secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Taungaroa Emile  •  Darcy Ray Flavell-Hudson  •  Atarangi Manley  •  Miriama McDowell

Tama Tū (2004)

Six Māori Battalion soldiers camped in Italian ruins wait for night to fall. In the silence, the bros-in-arms distract themselves with jokes. A tohu (sign) brings them back to reality, and they gather to say a karakia before returning to the fray. Director Taika ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Tammy Davis  •  Taungaroa Emile  •  Rob Mokaraka  •  Jarod Rawiri

Six Māori Battalion soldiers camped in Italian ruins wait for night to fall. In the silence, the bros-in-arms distract themselves with jokes. A tohu (sign) brings them back to reality, and they gather to say a karakia before returning to the fray. Director Taika ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taika Waititi
CAST:  Tammy Davis  •  Taungaroa Emile  •  Rob Mokaraka  •  Jarod Rawiri

Matariki (2010)

A random act of violence leaves eight people in crisis, searching for hope and new beginnings, as the Matariki constellation (Maori New Year) rises in the Southern skies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Jason Wu  •  Xana Tang  •  Michael Whalley  •  Alix Bushnell

A random act of violence leaves eight people in crisis, searching for hope and new beginnings, as the Matariki constellation (Maori New Year) rises in the Southern skies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Jason Wu  •  Xana Tang  •  Michael Whalley  •  Alix Bushnell

Sail Away (2018)

Kevin works in a sardine factory but dreams of sailing the high seas. Upon hearing the call of the wild he begins to build a fantastical boat in his backyard, much to the disdain of his family and friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tama Jarman  •  Ella Becroft
CAST:  Tama Jarman  •  Jarod Rawiri  •  Alison Bruce

Kevin works in a sardine factory but dreams of sailing the high seas. Upon hearing the call of the wild he begins to build a fantastical boat in his backyard, much to the disdain of his family and friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tama Jarman  •  Ella Becroft
CAST:  Tama Jarman  •  Jarod Rawiri  •  Alison Bruce

Hinekura (2019)

Short-film set in pre-colonial Aotearoa about a young woman's coming of age.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Becs Arahanga
CAST:  Kahumako Rameka  •  Mere Boynton  •  Aporonia Arahanga  •  Kasina Campbell

Short-film set in pre-colonial Aotearoa about a young woman's coming of age.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Becs Arahanga
CAST:  Kahumako Rameka  •  Mere Boynton  •  Aporonia Arahanga  •  Kasina Campbell

Billy (2011)

The personal story of New Zealand's most beloved entertainer Billy T James. Reveals the man behind the chuckle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Tainui Tukiwaho  •  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Celia Nicholson

The personal story of New Zealand's most beloved entertainer Billy T James. Reveals the man behind the chuckle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Tainui Tukiwaho  •  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Celia Nicholson

I'm Going to Mum's (2013)

When the divorced parents of 8-year-old Jacob insist on dressing him in ridiculous clothes to spite each other, he resorts to desperate fashion measures to assert his identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lauren Jackson
CAST:  Duane Evans Jr.  •  Narelle Ahrens  •  Jarod Rawiri

When the divorced parents of 8-year-old Jacob insist on dressing him in ridiculous clothes to spite each other, he resorts to desperate fashion measures to assert his identity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lauren Jackson
CAST:  Duane Evans Jr.  •  Narelle Ahrens  •  Jarod Rawiri

Laundry (2017)

Laundry is a character-driven joyful comedy about a happily married but frustrated woman, struggling to find intimacy due to the demands of raising a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Becs Arahanga
CAST:  Aidee Walker  •  Jarod Rawiri

Laundry is a character-driven joyful comedy about a happily married but frustrated woman, struggling to find intimacy due to the demands of raising a family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Becs Arahanga
CAST:  Aidee Walker  •  Jarod Rawiri

Waitangi - What Really Happened (2011)

This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s 6 February 1840 signing. The production drops the usual solemnity surrounding Aotearoa’s founding document, and uses humour and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  George Henare  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Calvin Tuteao  •  Jarod Rawiri

This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s 6 February 1840 signing. The production drops the usual solemnity surrounding Aotearoa’s founding document, and uses humour and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  George Henare  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Calvin Tuteao  •  Jarod Rawiri