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Mana Wahine

Corinna Hunziker / Mia Henry-Teirney
Running time: 8 mins

As Ihumātao garners worldwide attention, Pania Newton faces a critical choice: confront the bulldozers or abandon her cause.

Set deep behind the front lines at Ihumātao, in the weeks leading up to what has become one of New Zealand’s most disputed indigenous land occupations, Mana Wahine captures intimate access to SOUL co-leader Pania Newton. As the magnitude of the fight ahead and pressures placed on her become all too real, Pania lays bare her personal struggles to find the strength to lead. Gain unique insight to an indigenous issue resonating around the world.

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