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He Hekenga Tūhura

Documentary Short (8 min) | Allan George (Ngati Kahungunu)


Just weeks before his passing, Sir Hector Busby discusses a legacy of celestial navigation and waka carving, considering who will carry the knowledge into the future.


Allan George (Ngati Kahungunu) is an Auckland based writer/director/filmmaker. He is a five-time Tropfest New Zealand finalist, won the Academy Award-Accredited LA Shorts Fest ‘Best Screenplay’ award and has been a finalist in some of the world’s most prestigious screenwriting competitions, including Screencraft, Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Canada International Film Festival, HollyShorts and more. He has also had his work screen at festivals around the world including ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival and Austin Film Festival.