Duckrockers
This comedy teen prequel to smash hit movie, Sione’s Wedding follows a group of young Pacific Islanders living in inner-city Auckland during the mid-1980’s.

From the makers of the smash hit film Sione’s Wedding comes a coming-of-age story to rock out to! Duckrockers follows a group of young Pacific Islanders living in inner-city Auckland during the mid-1980’s. This comedy teen prequel to Sione’s Wedding sees the break-dancing boppers enjoy a last summer of fun before they become ‘real, actual men’ over eight half hour episodes. But growing up is hard to do and there are valuable lessons to learn, dance competitions to win and dreams to chase. After all… boys just want to have fun! So join the baddest bopping crew in Auckland for an irreverent yet respectful, funny and heart-warming dive back into our collective urban past. Two of New Zealand’s most experienced creators, James Griffin and Oscar Kightley, weave the stories of these Pasifika families and communities together with the beats and fashion of the eighties. Duckrockers 4 life!

Awards

Finalist: New York TV & Film Awards 2023

Producer(s):
Mario Gaoa and Elizabeth Mitchell

Director(s):
Oscar Kightley, Sima Urale

Executive Producer(s):
Andrew Szusterman, Kelly Martin and Sally Campbell

Writer(s):
Oscar Kightley, James Griffin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Teuila Blakely

Director, Writer, Co-creator, Actor
Oscar Kightley
Writer, Actor, Associate Producer
Teuila Blakely
Director
Sima Urale
Producer and Writer
Elizabeth Mitchell
Producer
Mario Gaoa
Writer
James Griffin
Albert
Augstino Nansen Ieremia-Seulu
Sefa
Levi Nansen Ieremia-Seulu
Michael
Duane Wichman Evans Jr
Stanley
Dallas Latogia Malo Halavaka
Bolo
Rocky Manusaute
Leilani
Tiare Savea
Lupe
Lilo Vaigafa
Sione
Kael Munro-Nonoa
Type
TV Series

Genre
Comedy

Stage
Production

Website:
duckrockers.com