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Whale Rider

Keisha Castle-Hughes

Paikea Apirana

Rawiri Paratene

Koro

Vicky Haughton

Nanny Flowers

Cliff Curtis

Porourangi

Grant Roa

Uncle Rawiri

Mana Taumaunu

Hemi

Rachel House

Shilo

Taungaroa Emile

Willie

Tammy Davis

Dog

Tahei Simpson

Miss Parata

Niki Caro

Directing

Niki Caro

Writing

Lisa Gerrard

Sound

Short Details

On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs, always the firs. . .

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