Silky Otter Cinemas


Vinnie Bennett, James Rolleston, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Miriama McDowell, Rena Owen
Run time:
112 mins
Release date:
23 June 2022

The story of Dame Whina Cooper, the beloved Māori matriarch who worked tirelessly to improve the rights of her people, especially women. Flawed yet resilient, Whina tells the story of a woman formed by tradition, compelled by innovation, and guided by an instinct for equality and justice whose legacy as the Te Whaea o te Motu (Mother of the Nation) was an inspiration to an entire country.

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