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Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Whale

Summary: Filled with humor, wit, and moral dilemmas, this raucous drama tells the true story of New Zealand's most controversial lawyer, Mike Bungay. In a high-profile career that begins in the 1960s and spans decades, he successfully defends alleged murderers, spies, and gang members, but he can't escape his own inner demons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOY

Summary: A modern story of the animals we eat, as told by the people from whom we rarely hear. From the solitary hunter, who believes everyone needs to be educated about their food, to the family farmer, who argues that money isn't his primary driver, compassionate practices of food production connect their stories. It is an eye opening, thoroughly engaging, fly-on-the-wall film. Never has "farm to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MEA

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Summary: DSS Mike Shepherd and DC Kristin Simms return to uncover more macabre goings on in the quaint, murder-ridden town of Brokenwood. Beneath the town's peaceful veneer are buried secrets, treacherous lies, and murderous rivalries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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Summary: Tells the story of the world's only yodeling country singing and comedy lesbian sibling duo, the Topp Twins (Jools and Lynda Topp), who have inspired a generation with their politics and celebration of joy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinosmith 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOP