- Send us your tributes to filmmaker Merata Mita
Merata Mita, a key figure in the story of Maori filmmaking, has died in Auckland.
Through documentaries, interviews, public speaking and her feature films Mauri and Patu!, she has been a passionate voice for Maori and an advocate for social change.
She also co-produced the recently released and widely acclaimed movie Boy.
Here is the latest selection of your tributes to Merata Mita: