Fri, 26 May|
Dome Cinema & Bar
A biopic of the trailblazing female Māori leader, Dame Whina Cooper, whose extraordinary life saw her break gender boundaries, champion innovation, and fight for the recognition of her own culture, all the while staying true to her heart and her beliefs
Time & Location
26 May 2023, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dome Cinema & Bar, 38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
About the event
By Paula Whetu Jones & James Napier Robertson. A story of the beloved Māori matriarch who worked tirelessly to improve the rights of her people, especially women. 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.
Bar from 5pm, movie at 7pm. Booking essential: to reserve a dining table or a movie beanbag please text name, date, movie and number of people to 027 590 2117.