Rangi and papa: the Maori creation myth

New Zealand, 1978

Film
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The Maori myth about the creation of the Earth. Life began with the Sky Father and the Earth Mother, who gave birth to the gods of the sea, winds and storms, food, forests, plunder, and earthquakes. Animated film with script and illustrations by Robert Jahnke, photography by Lindsay Whipp and narrated by George Henare.

Credits

producer

Ian Burns

production company

Palette Films

Duration

00:08:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31472

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - New Zealand

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mythology, Maori

History → Myth

History → Mythology

History → Mythology, Maori

Literature → Folk literature

Literature → Myth

Literature → Mythology

Literature → Mythology, Maori

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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