The Hokianga Initiative
  • Curtis Painter
4 episodes
A podcast exploring amazing artists in Auckland and wider Aotearoa. From actors and directors to rappers and producers, we aim to dive deep into the pieces our artists' craft and the cultural influences that shape their mahi. Join us as we korero with those whose creativity adds to the vibrant arts of New Zealand Producer- Curtis Painter Host - Levon James-Rawiri Graphics/Photography - Briana Vallejo-Gowdy Theme Music: Dark Side - Envioso


Episode Three: Nastassia Wolfgramm
2021 Jan 2837m 51s
In this episode, we chat with Nastassia Wolfgramm. Nastassia is a singer, writer, actress and has tried her hand at pretty much everything life has thrown her way.
Episode Two: Phulaphekt
2021 Jan 0739m 51s
Once in a blue moon you may be lucky enough to meet someone who simply oozes creativity. On this episode, Levon shares a korero with one of those amazing people. Phulaphekt is a music artist and is releasing not one, but two incredible albums this year. This amazing man is finding ways to express himself 24/7, wither it's through a performance of his latest single or a spontaneous dance in the street.
Episode One: Hans Masoe and 'Envioso' Whare-Joe
2020 Dec 2336m 27s
It's finally here! In our first korero with guests, Levon dives deep with Hip-hop producer Envioso and writer/director/actor Hans Masoe.
Episode Zero: An Introduction to The Hokianga Initiative
2020 Dec 1719m 59s
Welcome to the first episode... kind of... of The Hokianga Initiative!
More episodes may be available on the podcast’s website.