Kōrero: Love and romance

Hinemoa, 1914

Hinemoa, 1914

Hinemoa was the first feature film made in New Zealand. Filmed in just eight days on a shoestring budget, it was directed by George Tarr and starred Hera Tawhai Rogers as Hinemoa and Rua Tawhai as Tūtānekai. There are no remaining prints of the movie, but this promotional image has survived.

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Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Stills collection
Reference: Hinemoa (1914) [1]

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rosemary Du Plessis, 'Love and romance - Māori love stories', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/31197/hinemoa-1914 (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Rosemary Du Plessis, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 1 May 2017