- Postponed due to illness
- Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
- Students with ID free
- Friends $10 | General $15
- Refreshments provided | All welcome
- Booking essential - available below
- All welcome
This event has unfortunately been postponed at the last minute due to unforeseen illness.
We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you back for an insightful and engaging conversation with Libby Hakaraia when it is possible to do so.
If you are a ticket holder, we will be in touch today.
The new date for this event is still to be confirmed.
Join Libby Hakaraia founder of the Māoriland Film Festival as she shares insights into the Festival (which is now the largest in person international Indigenous film festival in the world) the hub it has grown, as well as their mahi developing rangatahi story tellers, creatives and entrepreneurs.
Libby Hakaraia (Ngāti Kapu, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga) has worked as a producer, director and writer in television and film for the past 25 years. She has directed over 20 broadcast documentaries as well as two short dramas that have travelled the globe. A producer of the recently released feature film Cousins and of some 26 short films that have screened around the world.
For the past 9 years Libby has led the Māoriland Film Festival, the Māoriland Hub and implemented filmmaking training initiatives for rangatahi Māori in Ōtaki and across Aotearoa. Libby has won multiple awards throughout her career that spans radio, television and film.
The Monica Brewster Evenings (MBE) in association with Govett Quilliam – The Lawyers bring an impressive array of national and international artists and cultural thinkers to New Plymouth. For a different kind of night out, join us for talks, presentations and performances in a casual and intimate atmosphere.