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  • Matariki, commodity culture, and multiple identities

    Hardy, Ann (Australian and New Zealand Communication Association, 2011)
    The event known as Matariki, the rising of the Pleiades in winter, which Māori take as the mark of the beginning of a new year, was not a strong feature of the wider public sphere for most of the 20th century. Since 2001, ...
  • New currents in the mainstream: The 1990s

    Hardy, Ann (Te Papa Press, 2011)
    In the 1990s, with the emergence of a new generation of film makers, the New Zealand film industry displayed a new maturity and gained increasing recognition internationally as a fresh, lively source of English language films.
  • Re-designing the national imaginary: The development of Matariki as a contemporary festival

    Hardy, Ann (The School of English, Media Studies, & Art History, The University of Queensland, 2012)
    This article considers the factors shaping the contemporary redevelopment in Aotearoa/ New Zealand of the indigenous commemoration of the rising of the constellation Matariki as a marker of seasonal change. Through ...
  • Reservoir hill and audiences for online interactive drama

    Hardy, Ann; Hight, Craig; Michelle, Carolyn (Aberystwyth University, 2011)
    This paper analyses the interactive experiences constructed for users of the New Zealand online interactive drama Reservoir Hill (2009, 2010), focusing both on the nature and levels of engagement which the series provided ...
  • Sites of value? Discourses of religion and spirituality in the production of a New Zealand film and television series

    Hardy, Ann (The University of Waikato, 2003)
    This interdisciplinary study examines the nature of the discourses of religion and spirituality circulating in and around the production of a feature film, Saving Grace and a television mini-series, The Chosen, made and ...