Poetry film by Hinemoana Baker (New Zealand) and Ulrike Almut Sandig (Germany) Camera: Beate Kunath Sound: Sebastian Reuter Produziert in Berlin, 2016. www.ulrike-almut-sandig.de www.hinemoana.co.nz
Produced by www.treetopmedia.co.nz for the Goethe-Institut. The Transit of Venus on the 6th June 2012 was the inspiration for an international, multilayered poetry project and played an important role in the joint history of New Zealand and Germany. It was a once in a lifetime event: the next Transit of Venus will be not seen again until 2117. In February 2016, an anthology of poetry from these six poets is to be launched. The book is called 'Transit of Venus / Venustransit', available through Victoria University Press
'Boosted' is a crowd-funding website backed by the NZ Arts Foundation - a fantastic way for New Zealand artists, makers, writers, dancers, creatives of all ilks to raise money to do their work. This 'Boosted' campaign video was made by film-maker and editor Angela Boyd.
Me reading 'Our Children Have Run Away to Fiji', from my book 'kōiwi kōiwi | bone bone'. This was filmed (thanks Marian!) at the launch of the book, Sunday 18 July 2010, at 'Poetry at the Ballroom Cafe', Newtown, Wellington.
The 2009 Arts Queensland Poet-in-Residence, Hinemoana Baker, performing at an Outsiders event, Buy The Ticket Take The Ride on Saturday 18 July. Buy The Ticket was held at the Globe Theatre in Fortitude Valley.
Highlights from City of Asylum/Pittsburgh's 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert. Yusef Komunyakaa, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Khet Mar, Huang Xiang, Hinemoana Baker, and Maryia Martysevich read their work to the musical accompaniment of a large ensemble led by jazz legend Oliver Lake.
Hinemoana Baker and Christine White performing Christine's song 'Beautiful Thing' on Television New Zealand's 'Good Morning' Show, June 2008. The presenter says it's Hinemoana's song but actually Christine wrote it, then Hinemoana added the verses in Māori. The Māori text honours Taranaki and Parihaka, the home of visionary Māori prophets of peace Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kakahi.
Hinemoana Baker and Christine White performing Hinemoana's song 'He Tuahine' on Television New Zealand's 'Good Morning' Show, June 2008. The show was broadcast to close the show's Matariki coverage for 2008 - Matariki is the Māori New Year, and is celebrated through June and sometimes into July every year.