12 Mar 2021

Friday 12 March 2021

Parnell Head of House Waka Wikaire-James has been awarded Filmmaker of the Year at the E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards at Māoriland Film Festival 2021.

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The E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards are a celebration of rangatahi (youth) filmmaking. Waka’s is a national award, and his film For My Brother will screened at the Māoriland Film Festival in Wellington last week.

Uncannily, Waka's mum won the same award 14 years ago. Well done, Waka! 

Check out Waka’s short film on YouTube here.