Story: King, Michael

The Tāngata whenua team

The Tāngata whenua team

Writer Michael King (left) and director Barry Barclay collaborated on the ground-breaking six episode television series Tāngata whenua (1974), which sought to introduce the general public to Māori culture and traditions. You can watch Tāngata whenua on the NZ On Screen website

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Jock Phillips. 'King, Michael', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6k3/king-michael (accessed 29 February 2024)