KŌHANGA/ BIRTHPLACE OF THE GODS | CASTLE HILL | ANCESTRAL TRAILS
KĀ TIRITIRI O TE MOANA | SOUTHERN ALPS
WAITAHA POUNAMU TRAILS
DEMARCATIONS | BORDERLINES
Developing a storyline of place by documenting the veils of liminal and in-between spaces within the landscape of Aotearoa.
Proposed Project: Recording aerial & landbased footage of the roadways up to the borderlines of the 'public and conserved' Regional & National Parks of Aotearoa.
Creating a 'real-time' narrative of the landscape that is significant to my tribal ancestry throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
2019 - Ongoing.
Documenting 38 rivers under the Environmental Consent Application by the Waitaha Executive Grandmothers Council.
THE SOUND & THE SILENCE.
Māori women's voices in the landscape: an ongoing reference list.
Searching for a soundtrack: due to a lack of reference material regarding Māori women nature writers, photographers & filmmakers, I am making a list of found work. The voices of Māori women are heard most in the composition of waitata (song) this is my starting point.
Nature Books/ Writings:
He wai: A Song - First Nation's Women's writing. A Waiata Koa Collection. Ed. Trixie Te Arama Menzies.
Nature Filmmakers/ Documentarians:
Other Indigenous writers:
* Finding my Climate Conscious Tribe: Black Nature Lovers & writers by Kim-Marie Walker.
* 'Braiding Sweetgrass' -by Robin Wall Kimmerer .