Monday September 26, 2016   Last updated 21:42PM
max
°
min
°

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 10:00pm
World Premiere for Stan Walker's New Film: Mt Zion

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

World Premiere For Stan Walker’s New Film Mt Zion

Media Release: Wednesday, 23 January 2013


MT ZION, the new movie starring singer Stan Walker in his film debut, will have its World Premiere before an audience of invited guests, celebrities and the film’s stars at Event Cinemas in Manukau on February 4. The film opens in cinemas nationwide on Wednesday February 6

MT ZION’s stars Stan Walker, Temuera Morrison, David Wikaira-Paul, Darcey-Ray Flavell-Hudson and Troy Kingi, along with the director Tearepa Kahi, will be arriving at the premiere in classic 1970s vehicles to walk the red carpet in style.

MT ZION is a family-oriented story in which Walker’s character Turei and his family are hard-working potato farm contractors in rural Pukekohe.

A talented musician, Turei dreams of his band, Small Axe, being the support act for Bob Marley’s 1979 tour.

But it’s a dream that challenges the traditions and values of his upbringing and will set him at odds with his family - particularly his father (Temuera Morrison), a true man of the land.

MT ZION is written and directed by Tearepa Kahi, who drew inspiration for the story from his own family background.

The film features original music in a uniquely Māori take on Marley’s reggae.

Walker’s recently released single ‘Take It Easy’ plays over the film’s end credits, and also features on the Mt Zion soundtrack album, to be released February 1st by Sony Music New Zealand.

Mt Zion is a Small Axe Films production in association with the NZ Film Commission, NZ On Air, Maori Television and Te Māngai Pāho.

The film’s distributor is Sony Pictures.

Rating: PG - Coarse language

Postgraduate Programmes
Rheumatic Fever
E-Tangata-26092016

 
Pita Tipene co chair Te Kotahitanga o nga hapu Ngapuhi
Te Kotahitanga o nga hapu Ngapuhi
Zoe Hawke National Tobacco control advocate
Zoe Hawke National Tobacco control advocate
Maori Party co leader, Te Ururoa Flavell
Maori Party co leader, Te Ururoa Flavell
Hone Sadler Chair of Tuhoronuku
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
1 Pita Tipene | Kua rihana etahi mema poari o Tuhoronuku
Ka whakamohio mai a Pita I nga korero me nga mahi whai muri mai I te hui I tuu I te Paraire
2 Henare Kingi | Kaore ano a Ngapuhi kia tau
Ka whakapuakina mai a Koro I ona whakaaro mo te ahuatanga o Ngapuhi
3 Roihana Nuri | Te huarahi o Hone Kii a te mutunga o ona tau hei pirimia
I tenei po I uiuitia a Corin Dann I a Hone Kii mo nga take a te Kotahitanga o nga iwi o te ao, ara ko Te United Nations me ana mahi hei te wa ka heke mai a ia I tana tunga pirimia
4 Te Ururoa Flavell | Nga take nui o te wa
Ka korero mo nga take tiriti
Real Housewives of the Kermadec's
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Much of the media in NZ seemed to have been focused last week on a rich woman from Real Housewives of Auckland using a racist insult against another rich woman.
Marama Davidson - Pure Leadership
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Green Party MP, Marama Davidson, left New Zealand last week to begin her journey to try and bypass the blockade of Gaza with aid for Palestinians living under Israeli occupation.
Maori Party challenge
WILLIE JACKSON: The Kermadec Sanctuary deal is turning into a potential game changer for the Government.
0
TMP2
p waateap listenp podcastp rssp facebookp twittercontactus

Submit


Glossary

Subscribe

To receive regular updates from Waatea News.