Mataku is an anthology of contemporary one-off dramas, adapted from the unique and mystical world of Maori supernatural legends.
In these tales of the unexpected, set in New Zealand, ordinary characters encounter mysterious phenomena of Maori mythology.
Each of the programmes is introduced by internationally-recognised television and film actor, Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors, What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? and Star Wars II: The Attack Of The Clones).
Winner, New York Festivals 2004 Television Programming Award
2003 AFTA New Zealand Television Awards:
Best Director - Drama
Best Production Design
Best Editing - Drama
Best Contribution to a Soundtrack
Winner: Cinema Award for Photography for The Rocks, 2002 NAFATA Film Fest, USA
Series 1: 5 x 1/2 hr; Series 2: 8 x 1/2 hr