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Te Ataraiti Waretini To Take Over Ownership Of Kura Productions

Friday, 21 January 2022, 3:47 pm | South Pacific Pictures

Current General Manager of Kura Productions, Te Ataraiti Waretini, will take over the ownership of the company from Quinton Hita in 2022. Quinton formed Kura Productions, a joint venture with South Pacific Pictures, almost 20 years ago. During this time ... More >>

Shorty Street Vax Chats

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 8:21 pm | South Pacific Pictures

With New Zealand’s first-ever ‘Vaxathon’ taking place this weekend on ‘Super Saturday’ (16th October) – a national day of action that calls on every remaining eligible New Zealand to get their vaccination - Shortland Street is launching its ... More >>

First Kiwi Film To Return To NZ Cinemas, 'This Town' Starring Robyn Malcolm, Rima Te Wiata

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 8:14 am | South Pacific Pictures

Kiwi movie This Town has today been announced as the very first local movie to be released in cinemas after the three month closure of the country’s movie theatres due to Covid-19. The film was originally planned for release in April 2020, but will ... More >>

South Pacific Pictures Wins At The 2020 New York Festivals

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 12:15 pm | South Pacific Pictures

AUCKLAND, NZ, 22nd April, 2020 - South Pacific Pictures’ productions Educators and The Bad Seed were this week named amongst the World’s Best Television and Film winners at the 2020 New York Festivals. Educators, an improvised comedy series for ... More >>

South Pacific Pictures To Close All Productions During Covid-19 Pandemic

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:22 pm | South Pacific Pictures

Due to the Government’s current restrictions in regards to the closure of non-essential services, South Pacific Pictures will close all of their productions effective immediately. This includes the postponement of filming on Shortland Street , Westside , Educators ... More >>

Trailer Released For Film "This Town" Starring Robyn Malcolm, Rima Te Wiata And David White

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 9:16 am | South Pacific Pictures

A comedy about love, murder and finding the one, from the production house behind sione’s wedding, whale rider and my wedding and other secrets More >>

800 Words Cast Announced

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:31 am | South Pacific Pictures

Erik Thomson will be joined by a stellar trans-Tasman cast in South Pacific Pictures’ new comedy-drama series 800 Words. More >>

Westside Story Casting Line-up Revealed

Monday, 13 October 2014, 9:42 am | South Pacific Pictures

Westside Story Casting Line-up Revealed Antonia Prebble ( Outrageous Fortune , White Lies , The Blue Rose ) and David de Lautour ( The Kick , NCIS , Once Upon a Time ) will headline the cast of South Pacific Pictures’ new comedy drama series WESTSIDE ... More >>

Antonia Prebble & Dana Rotberg to be honoured for WHITE LIES

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 4:45 pm | South Pacific Pictures

White Lies actress Antonia Prebble and writer/director Dana Rotberg have both been named as honorees at TheWIFTS Foundation International Visionary Awards 2013. More >>

White Lies | Tuakiri Huna to Screen at Toronto Film Festival

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 3:37 pm | South Pacific Pictures

WHITE LIES | TUAKIRI HUNA, South Pacific Pictures’ latest feature film, has been invited to participate at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in September. More >>

International Recognition For The Blue Rose

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 2:12 pm | South Pacific Pictures

South Pacific Pictures’ drama series The Blue Rosehas been nominated in the prestigious Festival de Television de Monte-Carlo. More >>

Sione's 2 Wins At Australian Movie Convention

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 11:05 am | South Pacific Pictures

Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business has today received the Australian Movie Convention award for highest grossing New Zealand movie. More >>

World Premiere of “The Tuiga Pt. 2” A Success

Monday, 6 February 2012, 5:17 pm | South Pacific Pictures

South Seas Pictures Press Release Friday, February 3, 2012 World Premiere of “The Tuiga Pt. 2” A Success By James Kneubuhl The world premiere of the new work by Samoan filmmaker Tanupo Aukuso, “The Tuiga Pt. 2” took place in American Samoa ... More >>

Shortland Street goes viral

Monday, 25 July 2011, 5:01 pm | South Pacific Pictures

In a New Zealand first, Shortland Street is using new technology to give fans the chance to buy last week’s hugely popular feature-length episode via Facebook. The episode which screened in on Monday, July 18th, attracted an audience of 834,000, ... More >>

Further response by John Barnett regarding Helen Kelly

Friday, 15 April 2011, 5:03 pm | South Pacific Pictures

On October 14, 2010 Equity, SPADA and the CTU were parties to a joint statement that announced that the parties would work together to update the conditions of engagement for performers in New Zealand. The last line of the statement was, "No further comment ... More >>

“The Hobbit Dispute” - John Barnett's Response

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 9:10 pm | South Pacific Pictures

“The Hobbit Dispute” - John Barnett's Response: Helen Kelly writing today in Scoop says, “I have written this detailed (and rather long) record of events because it is important to have a union record on this dispute… ” Her account is a “union ... More >>


Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 11:26 am | South Pacific Pictures

Join the stars of Sione's Wedding, Shortland Street, Town, Outrageous Fortune and more for a special screening of the Kiwi blockbuster Sione's Wedding to raise money for those affected by the recent tsunami in Samoa. Oscar Kightley, Robbie Magasiva, ... More >>

South Pacific pictures supports s92a

Monday, 23 February 2009, 6:08 pm | South Pacific Pictures

South Pacific Pictures, producers of Outrageous Fortune, Shortland Street, Whale Rider and Sione’s Wedding has added its support to introduction of s92a of the Copyright Act. More >>

‘We’re Here To Help’

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 12:23 am | South Pacific Pictures

Click for big version Rodney Hide visits the set and meets actor Michael Hurst who is portraying him ****** More >>


Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 4:14 pm | South Pacific Pictures

CONTENTS NZ Idol 3 Who will be the next NZ IDOL? ..3 Series Structure ..5 More >>