24 Aug 2018

Someday Stories: I am Waru

11:44 am on 24 August 2018

A single dad whose “normal” childhood was underscored with violence is determined to create a new normal for his own children – and for all children

Josh Wharehinga’s early life was tainted by violence in a family exposed to alcohol and drug abuse – all at the hands of the man meant to protect him, his step-dad. But even from a young age, he was determined to change the narrative, not just for himself but for his children.

Rating: PG
Genre: Documentary
Producer/Director: Angela Cudd
Production Mentor: Kaye Elmers

One of the Someday Stories series of six short takes on sustainability by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand.