Produced by Greenstone TV

Creators: Albert Belz, Tainui Tukiwaho
Writers: Albert Belz, Dane Giraud
Producer: Harriet Crompton
Director: Julian Arahanga

Airing: July - August 2018 (Māori TV)

An all-star cast including Maaka Pohatu (Wellington Paranormal), Lisa Chappell (McLeod’s Daughters), Grace Palmer and Karl Burnett from Shortland Street and comedians Kura Forrester and Pax Assadi heads up Tongue Tied — Māori TV’s new comedy set in a kura pō. A combustible mix of students try to learn te reo Māori from hapless wanna-be actor Haami Samuels (Pohatu) under the fierce guidance of principal Hihi Smith (Forrester). Turns out the struggle is reo. (7x30min)
Maaka PohatuHaami Samuels
Lisa ChappellAnnie Fox
Grace PalmerMia Jones
Karl BurnettBarry Godfrey
Kura ForresterHihi Smith
Pax AssadiNehmet Ali
Paul FagamaloPristina Pao Pao
Regan TaylorSonny Pōtaka

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