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          Fantail
              

          Fantail (DVD, R15)

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          A South Auckland petrol station is the setting for this independent drama about graveyard shift worker Tania (Sophie Henderson, also the film's writer and based on her one-woman stageplay), whose long nights are spent chipping away at the savings she needs to leave with her littl...e brother in search of their father. Raised Maori, Tania's bonds to her whanau underpin a life spent caring for her ailing mother during the day and preparing to take her brother Piwakawaka overseas. But as he leaves to pick kiwifruit and Tania is stuck at the gas station with a slack manager and an eagle-eyed regional supervisor, it seems she's not able to look after her family to the same extent. A product of the NZ Film Commission's Escalator scheme, this low-budget feature, shot in just 20 days, brings Henderson's piece to the big screen courtesy of first-time director Curtis Vowell
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          DVD Code CF1683
          Barcode 9338176011683
          Published NZ 1 Oct 2014
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe
              

          Turangaarere: Story of the Flying Office John Pohe (DVD, G)

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          On the 24th of March 1944, two hundred and twenty allied airmen huddle silently in a German POW camp in Poland. After months of planning, they are about to attempt an escape of unbelievable magnitude and logistics. The event will be recorded in history and known as The Great Esca...pe. Among them is World War II's first Maori pilot, Porokoru Patapu Pohe (also known as John Pohe). He has only been in the camp for 6 months but in that time, he has managed to make his way up the list of escapees to number 65 of 220. He has completed a tour of duty and cheated death a number of times, earning himself the nickname Lucky Johnny. Turangaarere is the story of his incredible life.
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          DVD Code 1006499
          Published NZ 1 Jan 2019
          Publisher Miscellaneous DVD Publisher
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          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence)
            

          Restoring the 1819 Atlas (dvd and library licence) (DVD)

          By Goodwin, Peter

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          When making this Bookbinding DVD series master bookbinder PETER GOODWIN kept libraries, rare book departments and special collections in the forefront of his mind. This license allows libraries and institutions to do this in addition to normal services. In this DVD, master bookbi...nder Peter Goodwin shows how he approaches this unusual binding. At the same time he demonstrates how he binds the traditional half-bound leather book which is seen in libraries all over the world. To make the maps in an atlas lie straight with no thread showing requires a special sewing technique. He demonstrates the use of the "plough". This was the old fashioned method of cutting edges before the guillotine was invented. It is rarely seen today and written explanations are hard to understand. However once seen never forgotten. Colored hand-sewn head bands, paper repair and traditional half-leather binding are also covered in detail. It is a treat to watch Peter Goodwin show how easy it is for beginners to work with leather. His no fuss approach is refreshing.
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          ISBN 142559
          Released NZ 24 Aug 2005
          Publisher Peter Goodwin Book Binding
          Interest Age General Audience
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          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd)
            

          Hook, Line & Sinker (dvd) (DVD)

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          PJ (Rangimoana Taylor) is a truckdriver with a workingman's pride in his job. His partner Ronnie (Carmel McGlone), her two kids bordering on adulthood, singing at the local pub and fishing with his best mate Jono (KC Kelly), form the backbone of his modest existence. But when he ...fails a mandatory eye test and loses his driving licence, PJ's life unravels. In the face of his imminent future as a blind man, the ever pragmatic Ronnie upscales her wedding dress business with the help of her ambitious older sister Bernadette (Geraldine Brophy) to become the breadwinner of the family. But PJ, refusing to accept the loss of his sight and unable to cope with the rapidly altering family dynamics, takes everyone on a tumultuous emotional journey to the very edge until, with Ronnie's help, he is willing to accept a new place for himself in the world.
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          ISBN 275820
          Published NZ 10 Nov 2011
          Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
          Interest Age General Audience
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          James & Isey
             

          James & Isey (DVD, M)

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          Genuine New Zealand treasures Isey and James invite us into their lives in the week leading up to Isey's 100th birthday. A Northland celebration of life and aroha (love) like no other.

          DVD Code MMA6942
          Barcode 9322225242203
          Released NZ 30 Sep 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Wellington Paranormal Season 3
             

          Wellington Paranormal Season 3 (DVD, M)

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          Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's What We Do In The Shadows spinoff, Wellington Paranormal, sees Officers Minogue, O'Leary and Sergeant Maaka back investigating all manner of supernatural events on the streets of Aotearoa's capital city.

          DVD Code MMTV0124
          Barcode 9322225242135
          Released NZ 12 Aug 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Wellington Paranormal
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          Wellington Paranormal Season 2
             

          Wellington Paranormal Season 2 (DVD, M)

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          New Zealand's favourite spooky investigators are back in business! Officers Minogue and O'Leary are keeping the streets of Aotearoa's capital safe from the unexplainable in Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi's What We Do In The Shadows spin-off.

          DVD Code MMTV0115
          Barcode 9322225236141
          Released NZ 14 May 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
          Series Wellington Paranormal
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          Three Wise Cousins
             

          Three Wise Cousins (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          Adam (Neil Amitauni) discovers that Mary (Gloria Blake) only wants to go out with a 'real island guy'. Keen to impress Mary, Adam heads to Samoa to find his cousins Mose (Vito Vito) and Tavita (Fesuiai Villamu) who will give him all the 'wisdom' he needs to become a 'real island ...guy'. Three Wise Cousins is the hit comedy that has had audiences laughing all across the Pacific.
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          DVD Code MMA9185
          Barcode 9322225218826
          Released NZ 24 Nov 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Hunt For The Wilderpeople
             

          Hunt For The Wilderpeople (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

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          Ricky (Julian Dennison) is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his grumpy foster uncle (Sam Neill) in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive in this hilarious a...nd heart-felt adventure.
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          DVD Code MMA9159
          Barcode 9322225216785
          Released NZ 14 Sep 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Legend of Baron To'a
             

          The Legend of Baron To'a (DVD, RP13)

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          Fritz, a displaced Tongan man, returns to the cul-de-sac of his youth to sell his family home. When a priceless heirloom - a championship wrestling belt belonging to his late father, Baron To'a, - is pillaged from the family home, Fritz's uncle Otto cancels the sale of the house ...until the belt is returned. A local street thug reveals the belt is now in the possession of resident gang, The Pig Hunters. Fritz determines to get the belt back with higher reasoning. After a run-in with a corrupt cop and a vicious attack from the gang, three patched members invite Fritz to a BBQ to break bread'. The family-oriented BBQ becomes dangerous after dark as Fritz comes face-to-face with gang leader Tahu who has the belt draped over his shoulder. Fritz fails to reason with Tahu and is ruthlessly beaten into the streets. While healing, Fritz realises he must rekindle a lost connection with his father's legacy, proclaiming to Otto that he wants a 'shot at the title'. After training with Otto, Fritz combines his analytics skills with his father's wrestling techniques to smash his way through the gang and flush out Tahu. An epic no holds barred' title fight ensues but does Fritz truly understand what it takes to become the champion?
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          DVD Code MMA6455
          Barcode 9322225236714
          Released NZ 22 Jul 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
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