September / October 2018
The Aroha Project is a response to bullying, alienation and suicide risk among youth. Presented by strong Māori, Asian and Pacific characters over the course of three series, we use humour and popular youth culture including pop-music, street dance and spoken word to create compelling stories.
Created through the Studio with the Foundation 'Creative Content Hub'
Official Broadcasters: Maori Television, TVNZ OnDemand and ImagineNative
Aroha Festivals are jam-packed Film, Dance, Music and Gala events. From Academy Award Nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes to Klub Nights with NZ Hip Hop's Top 20; all live and online!
Outcomes & Evidence
The Aroha Project evidence based and independently evaluated programs using creative-methodologies as the ‘tools for engagement’.
Evidence of Independent Evaluation
from Te Rau Matatini | Waka Hourua national Maori suicide prevention agency
- Aroha reports
Bullying – media response to the LGBT Takatapui Pasifika, Aroha Project, Stakeholders