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Georgie Girl – the award-winning documentary on transsexual NZ MP Georgina Beyer – screened on American public television last month as part of the acclaimed Point of View (POV) documentary series. Described as “an extraordinary counterpoint to American politics,” Georgie Girl opened POV’s program in honour of Gay Pride Month. The American screening marks the fourth major international coup for the Annie Goldson produced doco, which has already aired on CBC Canada, SBS Australia and Britain’s Channel Four.


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Oldest Surviving Photograph of Māori Discovered

Oldest Surviving Photograph of Māori Discovered

The oldest surviving photograph of a Māori person, a picture of Hemi Pomara, has been discovered in the National Library of Australia, an historical “scoop” being lauded on both sides of…