THE POLITICS OF TOHEROA SOUPDirected by Tiana Trego Hall
Cast: James Te Tuhi
- Pacific Cinewaves
- New Zealand
- Documentary, Environmental
- 8 mins
- West Coast premiere
The Politics of Toheroa Soup is Tiana Trego Hall’s personal story of her whānau and their traditional kai, the protected giant surf clam, toheroa. Once a plentiful food source for iwi across New Zealand toheroa were gathered to near collapse after word of their deliciousness spread around the world.
Writer: Tiana Trego Hall
Producer: Matilda Poasa, Libby Hakaraia, Madeleine Hakaraia de Young
Director of Photography: Libby Hakaraia, Alayne Hall
Editor: Libby Hakaraia, Aree Kapa
There are 476 million Indigenous people around the world; a vast majority of their homelands are connected to the Asian American ans NHPI communities that we serve.