Waiata Mai


Waiata Mai is a pre-school puppet series that was produced for Māori Television.  Ngakirikiri Kershaw teaches our 4 baby birds how to sing some of our favourite waiata or songs.

 

 

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Project Credits

Presenter
Ngakirikiri Kershaw

 

Voices
Kaha te Kākāpō – Kimo Houltham
Rangi te Ruru – Nepia Johnson
Pani te Pūkeko – Maiau Holtham
Tere te Tui – Amanda Ashton

 

Te Reo Consultant
Dave Kaire

Puppet Creator
Dan "the puppet man" Martin

Research
Tweedie Waititi
Jaimie Waititi

Writers
Tweedie Waititi
Scotty Cotter

Puppeteers
Jaimie Waititi
India Fremaux
Arahi Easton
Elise Anderson
Scotty Cotter
Virginia Frankovich
Jasmine Simpson
Caitlin Fremaux

Graphic Design
Ben Thomason
Native Council

Cartoon Illustrations
Munro Te Whata

Makeup
Elise Anderson

Art Direction// Production Assistant
Jaimie Waititi

Sound
Wendy Adams
David Green
Fraser Satherley

Camera
Faanati Mamea
Trent Rapana
Jamie Waititi
Junior Venusi

Audio Post
Dick Reade

Editor
India Fremaux

Production Accountant
Fiona Wilson

Network Executive
Manukaroa Anderson

1st Assistant Director
Scotty Cotter

Director
Tweedie Waititi

Producer
Bradley Walker

Funding Agency
Te Māngai Pāho