MATAKU - The Heirloom

Episode 2.7 - with Renée O'Connor as an "American buyer"

"MATAKU" is a Maori word meaning "afraid".

Lawrence Makoare (warrior) was in two episodes of XENA. In "Fins Femmes and Gems" (Episode 64) he was Maecenus. In "The Quill is Mightier" (Episode 56) he was the barbarian leader.

Former stuntwoman Sara Wiseman who plays Petra, the woman sitting next to Renée O'Connor at the auction in this episode, won Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film (for the the role of Megan in Matariki) at the 2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards.

Meighan Desmond (Discord) is Stephanie in "The Photo" (Episode 3.17). Simone Kessell (Miss Messini) was Virginia in "The God Child" (Episode 2.8).

All three seasons of MATAKU can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.



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