Marama [videorecording] / written by Syd Ribbands ; music by Archie Don ; director, Richard Campion.

Ribbands, H. S. B. (Henry Sidney Buttle), Campion, Richard, 1923-2013., Hastings Operatic Society., Real to Reel Video Productions.

The story is centered around a beautiful Māori princess Marama, and a missing mere, now owned by a visiting aristocratic Englishman, Lord Aucklington.


A revival of a comic opera originally written in the trenches of the first world war and performed in Hastings in 1920. Perfomed again in Hastings in 1995.

Co-director, Tama Huata; musical directors, Nanette Roberts, Gary Bowler; videography and editing, Ray Pallesen.

Mere Boynton, Roger Wilson, Paul Waring, Phillipa Reade, Joseph Christensen, Glenda Rickard, Michael Kyle, William Winitana; Hastings Operatic Society chorus and orchestra; Wananga Whare Tapere o Takitimu Performing Arts Group.

VHS; colour recording system: PAL.

Related to
Don, A. R. (Archibald R.) Marama.
Havelock North [N.Z.] : Real to Reel Video Productions, [1995?]
1 videocassette (2 hrs., 45 min.) :sd., col. ;1/2 in.
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