We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

New Zealand Stories

Series produced by Dmae Roberts

Caption: Maori Tamaki Village, Credit: Richard Jensen
Image by: Richard Jensen 
Maori Tamaki Village 

This is a series of pieces through the years focusing on New Zealand.

New Zealand stories from 2003-2013 beginning with a tour around the country during the premiere of "The Return of the King" the last "Lord of the Rings" film. That tour also included a soundscape of a Maori Village and a feature story on a Maori hip hop group. The most recent piece features a Black Grace, an NZ dance troupe.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
Aural tour of Maori music sung in a forest.

Bought by WNPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2005
  • Length: 02:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andy Serkis at "Return of the King" premiere +Maori Village performer
Dmae Roberts spent a month in New Zealand and recorded sounds and interviewed people along the way leading up to the world premiere of "The Return ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 10:27
Piece image
Maori group called 'Wai" blends traditions with a hip hop sound in New Zealand.

Bought by WNJR and KSUT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New Zealand contemporary dance troupe Black Grace. (Artistic Direction: Neil Ieremia; , Credit: Photography: Duncan Cole
If you’ve ever seen New Zealand’s All Blacks rugby team, you know something about the Haka. It’s the traditional Maori warrior dance they use as a ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 1