The Flight of Te Hookioi
Philip Carter Family Auditorium
Koha / Donation
In 1859, Tainui men Wiremu Toetoe and Hemara Te Rerehau took a trip on the Viennese scientific frigate Novara and returned to New Zealand with a gift from the Emperor of Austria — a printing press.
This documentary retraces these men’s historic voyage and its impact on New Zealand.
Directed by Tearapa Kahi, 2009.
Courtesy of Canterbury Film Society www.facebook.com/CanterburyFilmSociety/