Kotuku Rerenga RuaMāori, New Zealand, Wellbeing|2017|03:23|G
Kotuku Rerenga Rua follows Kotuku Tibble's struggle for love and redemption as he battles through physical and spiritual illness to become the husband, father and tribal leader he was meant to be. This beautiful short is a celebration of life and love in te reo Māori. Kātahi a Kotuku Tibble ka maranga mai i te mate ki te ora nā te aroha a tōna hoa rangatira me tōna whānau. ‘Kotuku Rerenga Rua’ ka whai haere i tana ara hikoi, ki āna piki, ki āna heke, kātahi ka purea ai te wairua hei hoa tane, hei poumatua, hei kaiarahi mo ōna iwi, hei manutaki mō ngā ra kei te heke mai. When you’re larger-than-life and you’ve cheated death. When your heart is busted and you’ve hurt the ones you love. How do you make peace? What will you leave behind? Raconteur, reo expert and entertainer Kotuku Tibble (NgatiPorou, T?wharetoa, Ngati Raukawa) recently died. He believes he was sent back by his ancestors to make peace with those he loves and to leave a legacy for his descendants. Kotuku Rerenga Rua (The second flight of the White Heron) follows the journey of Kotuku as he struggles through mental and physical illness to redefine his life and become the husband, father and leader he believes he was destined to be.