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Media Releases

See below for a selection of Kiriata Publicity media releases:


November 10th – MY YEAR WITH HELEN On iTunes and DVD in time for Christmas

November 12th – HP48HOURS Winners

August 22nd – HP48HOURS is This Weekend

August 10th – Massey University joins HP48HOURS Filmmaking Competition

July 7th – MY YEAR WITH HELEN Sells Out First NZ International Film Festival Screening

June 27th – MY YEAR WITH HELEN To Premiere in NZ International Film Festival

June 21st – HP48HOURS 2017: Looking for Female Directors / Earlybird Registration Now Open

February 19th – Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards Announces Winners

February 13th – Aroha17 Festival of Ideas Starts on Wednesday

February 7th – Poi E movie’s local DVD coincides with International Premiere at Berlinale

January 30th – Aroha17 Festival of Ideas


December 23rd – Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards Announce Nominees.

November 26th – HP48HOURS Grand Champion Announced

November 21st – HP48HOURS Grand National Final

October 9th – Māori Screen Awards Presented.

September 19th – Māori Screen Creators’ Group Celebrates 20 Years With International Hui & Gala Awards Show.

September 4th – Poi E Flies Again – Movie Reaches $1 million at NZ Box Office.

June 7th – Patea Maori Club to Teach Their Song Poi E in West Auckland at Corban Estate Matariki Festival.


December 8th – The Dead Lands director Toa Fraser starts Welcome To The Thrill.

December 1st – Photographs and Film Wanted For Movie on the Life of Race Car Legend: New Zealander Bruce McLaren.

September 18th – Māori Language Week Song ‘Aotearoa’ Wins Silver Scroll Award.

July 7th – NZIFF selects Tuhoe Tame Iti Film.

June 19th – Whānau on Bus Trip to Heal Issues of Suicide.

June 11th – Embassy Siege Action Thriller 6 Days Starts Shooting Today in New Zealand.

March 4th – Iconic Children’s Show Pukana Debuts Three New Presenters.

February 2nd – Movie about NZ’s Iconic Poi E Song Now Shooting.

January 30th – Chelsie Preston Crayford Wins Prestige Australian Award.

January 14th – Award-Winning Birdman Flies Into Cinemas.

January 5th – Filmmaker Gaylene Preston to Join the Jury to Award The Prestigious Schlesinger Prize for Best First Documentary Feature.


August 28th – Hope and Wire Drama Selected for Vancouver International Film Festival.

April 30th – Nigerian release of Half Of A Yellow Sun Movie ‘postponed’ in Nigeria.


December 10th – Filming Underway On Maori Action Epic The Dead Lands.

February 7th – Mt Zion Storms Box Office on Opening Day.

January 23rd – World Premiere For Stan Walker’s New Film Mt Zion.