27 Jan 2018

Oscar Kightley - Dawn Raids revisited

From Saturday Morning, 11:05 am on 27 January 2018

Oscar Kightley is a Samoan-born, New Zealand-raised writer/actor and director. Some of the most popular work he has been involved in include the movie series Sione's Wedding and the TV series bro'Town. In 2009 he was made a New Zealand Arts Foundation Arts Laureate. The same year he was given a medal from the Queen in recognition of services to New Zealand theatre and television. He most recently had a role in the Disney hit Moana. Kightley's famous 1997 play, Dawn Raids, has been reissued as part of Playmarkets Play Series - and he tells Kim why it remains relevant still.