Ahikāroa: episode guide

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Make up or break up

Episode 2.01
Story/Script Supervisior: Joss King
Writer: Todd Karehana
Storyliners: Jessica Hansel, Hanelle Harris, Georgia Ihimaera, AM Anderson, Onehou Strickland, Kura Forrester
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Geo is feeling the heat from all sides as she struggles to come to terms with what Smooch has done. Chantelle is fueled by pressure to know her Māoritanga and loses her cool.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Lori Graham as Felicia, Josh McKenzie as Aaron, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Niwa Milroy as Huriana

Notes: Nicola Kāwana replaces Tahei Simpson as Geo's mother, Dina. Lori Graham and Josh McKenzie only appear in the opening "previously on" segment

New Squad

Episode 2.02
Writer: AM Anderson, Georgia Ihimaera
Director: Kiel McNaughton

New girl, Krystal lands on the scene. A fashion show burns to ashes when Smooch, Tipene and Geo have a run in at the club. Hemi gives Chantelle a hand with her reo by taking a page out of his own book.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Janson Ryan as Bartender, Niwa Milroy as Huriana [uncredited]

Sticky Fingers

Episode 2.03
Writer: Jessica Hansel, Onehou Strickland
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Krystal makes herself home in Te Pā after finding herself in trouble but Hemi has his suspicions. Geo decides to give it a go at Tipene's place. Someone has stolen Hemi's stash, who could it be?

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Chance Rakena as Julius, Christopher Nicholls as David, Aniwa Whaiapu as Kid, Kalea Tairi as Teenager 1, Piripi Gordon as Teenager 2, Kamaea-marie Hararaia as Teenager 3

New 'Kid' on the block

Episode 2.04
Writer: Kura Forrester
Director: Kiel McNaughton

There's a new "Kid" on the block! Krystal manages to land herself back at Te Pā. Chantelle makes an overwhelming discovery. And things heat up between Geo and Dylan.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Aniwa Whaiapu as Kid, Niwa Milroy as Huriana, Debbie Byrnard as Nurse, Roimata Fox as Marekura, Monique Bradley as Karen Karehana

The Secret

Episode 2.05
Writer: AM Anderson, Onehou Strickland
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Chantelle confides in Geo. The spotlight is on Maru when he gives Smooch a hand with her first t-shirt sale. Geo tells Tipene what happened between her and Dylan, but how will he react? Kid is hiding something.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Jahmin Hesse as Tilly

Don't Get It Twisted

Episode 2.06
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Chantelle feels confronted when she realises there's more to Kid than meets the eye. Hemi gets an offer he can't refuse. Sheets and feelings get twisted when Tipene decides he'd like to meet Dylan.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Jahmin Hesse as Tilly, Jemima Horne as Brittany

Huka Daddy

Episode 2.07
Writer: Georgia Ihimaera, Onehou Strickland, AM Anderson
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Krystal 'invests' in Smooch's business but Smooch questions where the money came from. Mareikura is wooed by Hemi's ways. Chantelle makes her big decision.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Jahmin Hesse as Tilly, Jemima Horne as Brittany, Reuben Turner as Saxon, Murray Knock as Gerard

Temptation

Episode 2.08
Writer: Georgia Ihimaera, Kura Forrester
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Hemi finds himself flustered by another and is questioned by Kid. Te Pā have some surprise manuhiri. Meanwhile, Geo meets with Pania.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Mikara Hita as Angie, Tomai Ihaia as Pania [uncredited]

It Takes Two

Episode 2.09
Writer: AM Anderson
Directors: Kiel McNaughton, Puti Simich

Hemi finds himself in a compromising position. Smooch reflects on her relationship with Geo, afraid she's lost her for good.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Mikara Hita as Angie, Sofia Gorbounova as Shopper, Rereata Makiha as Pare, Te Moana Kershaw as Ra

Speechless

Episode 2.10
Writer: Onehou Strickland
Director: Puti Smith, Joe Hitchcock

Hemi is in over his head as he finds himself in deep water. Geo struggles with her feelings in the wake of Ra's service.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Mikara Hita as Angie, Te Moana Kershaw as Ra, Hunia Rogers as Koro Arapeta

Dodgy and Dodging

Episode 2.11
Writer: AM Anderson
Director: Puti Smith

It's time for Smooch's launch party, but nothing is ever simple. The crew are left feeling uneasy after an unexpected visit. Geo turns to Dylan for solace. And Hemi tries to prove himself to Chantelle.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Joy Ngaropo-hau as Nanny Mo, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Murray Knock as Gerard, BJ Cameron as Doorman

A Broken Heart

Episode 2.12
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Puti Simich

Chantelle's world is blown to pieces when Hemi drops a bomb. Maru gets roped back into the gang. And Tipene's suspicions keep rising.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Murray Knock as Gerard

Bust and Burn

Episode 2.13
Writer: Georgia Ihimaera
Director: Puti Simich

Things come to a climax when Chantelle gets fired up! Geo is feeling suffocated by Tipene's controlling ways. And Smooch decides that it's time to move on

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Te Moana Kershaw as Ra, Nicola Kāwana as Dina [v/o, uncredited]

Haters Gon' Manipulate

Episode 2.14
Writer: Damian Pereira, Onehou Strickland
Director: Puti Simich

Hemi puts his foot in it again with Chantelle. Geo packs her bags when Tipene's toxicity becomes too much but will Tipene let her away that easily? Smooch is hurt that Maru has betrayed her.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Reuben Turner as Saxon, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina

Hostage

Episode 2.15
Writer: AM Anderson
Director: Hanelle Harris

Geo finds herself being held captive by her loved ones as they're caught under Tipene's spell. Hemi tries to come to terms with the decision he's made. And Krystal tries to wangle her way into Smooch's head and bedroom.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Emily Ironside as Shop Assistant

Light It Up!

Episode 2.16
Writer: Jessica Hansel
Director: Hanelle Harris

With the Te Pā crew reunited, things are as crazy as ever. Geo is in hiding. Chantelle is unsettled when she sees a tohu. And Maru feels obligated to help Krystal but things get way out of hand!

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Jaci Gwaliasi as Bookstore Clerk, Jazmine Aiavao as Store Clerk, Reuben Turner as Saxon, Rush Wepia as Cecil, Raymond Eru as Glenn, Bernard Higgins as Police Officer

Boxers and boxes

Episode 2.17
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Hanelle Harris

Kid's infatuation with Saxon has gone too far. With a gang on his back, Maru has been landed in hot water by Krystal's recklessness. And Tipene hits back hard in an attempt to retaliate.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Eruera Sutherland as Chrome, Reuben Turner as Saxon, Rush Wepia as Cecil, Raymond Eru as Glenn, Matia Mitai as Tahu

Rehutai

Episode 2.18
Writer: Onehou Strickland, AM Anderson
Director: Hanelle Harris

Geo tries to clean up the mess that Tipene's made. Cunning Krystal takes things to the next level but things start to unravel when Smooch investigates. Maru is caught between a rock and a hard place trying to protect Smooch. And Chantelle has an upsetting experience.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Krystal, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Rush Wepia as Cecil, Raymond Eru as Glenn, Christopher Nicholas as David, Francesca Ferreira as Karen

Twinning

Episode 2.19
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Hanelle Harris

The truth comes out about 'Krystal'. Chantelle mourns her loss. Maru pays Smooch a visit but his high is short-lived when he gets some disturbing news. Geo goes to Pania's rescue.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Mikara Hita as Angie, Reuben Turner as Saxon, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Rush Wepia as Cecil, Raymond Eru as Glenn, Jackie Te Paea as Dawn, Tia Maipi as Ra, Anna Gavin as Receptionist, Trevor Young as Bulldog, Vicky Cairns as Tutor

Hot Head

Episode 2.20
Writer: Jessica Hansel
Director: Hanelle Harris

Tension is rising as Geo tries to diffuse the ticking time bomb that is Tipene. Chantelle gives Hemi the upsetting news. And fueled by disappointment and betrayal, Smooch lets rip at the gang pad.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie,

Gang Gang Gamore

Episode 2.21
Writer: Todd Karehana
Storyliners: Damien Pereira, Onehou Strickland, Georgia Ihimaera, Todd Karehana
Director: Hanelle Harris

#TeamSmaru is looking grim as Maru’s struggling to realise there’s no ‘Gang’ in ‘Team’. Hemi is feeling like a lost goat. And Geo is trying to clean up Tipene’s mess; yet amidst the chaos, her and Kid still find their fortitude and party like it’s 1999!

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Mikara Hita as Angie, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Jackie Te Paea as Dawn, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Kahana Glassie as Gang Member

Party Like Te Pā

Episode 2.22
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Hanelle Harris

Maru visits Amos in hospital to find him in a bad way. Aunty Awhi is hiding something. And the Te Pā crew come together to breathe and grieve.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Mikara Hita as Angie, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Jackie Te Paea as Dawn, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Ratu Tibble as Koro Hori, Karam David as Nurse, Ella Kumar as Doctor

Running Away

Episode 2.23
Writer: Cian Elyse White
Director: Hanelle Harris

Hemi and Kid go bush when Hemi decides to try and find his mana, but the bush has other ideas. Maru mourns Amos’s passing. And Smooch walks in to an unwanted guest.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Tyler Wilson-Kokiri as Amos, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Jackie Te Paea as Dawn, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Ratu Tibble as Koro Hori, Patrick McMillan as Fisheries Officer, (DJ) Josh Martini as Hangi Digger, Michael Parker as Hangi Digger, Ringo Risetto as Hangi Digger, Mika Kupa as Gang Member, Danny Kaitamaki as Gang Member, Trevor Young as Gang Member

Note: the first known writing credit for actress Cian Elyse White

Snapped

Episode 2.24
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Hanelle Harris

Things have sparked up again between Smooch and Maru but shh, keep it on the down low. Hemi finds his calling. Scamming, scheming 'Krystal' is at it again but Smooch is hot on her heels!

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Jackie Te Paea as Dawn, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Tiffany Jiang as Store Manager, Jiraiya Harris as Young Kid, Kaiarachi Hitchcock as Young Rehutai, Adam King as Construction Worker

Street Folk: Mika Aleki, Joanna Gray, Simon Rodda, Nareemum Saiko

Hui Members: Jaimie Waititi, Julaina Hitchen, Atarleah Tuuke, Kama Stretching, Marino Evans-Vakatini

Mahuta Obstructions

Episode 2.25
Writers: Hanelle Harris
Director: Annette Morehu

Hemi is riled up and ready to take on Mahuta Constructions. Kid is doing his best to help out his wayward sister. And things are getting hot and heavy between Smooch and Maru.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Jiraiya Harris as Young Kid, Kaiarahi Hitchcock as Young Rehutai

Mahuta Workers: Adam King, Cody Roberts, Liam Addison, Mike Plant, Andrew Broekhels

Protector of Papatūānuku

Episode 2.26
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Awanui Simich-Pene

Undercover Brother protecting his Earth Mother, Hemi has a plan or two to upset the workers at Mahutua Construction. Team Smaru are making nice, and Kid opens the door to a new tenant.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki; Xing (Sally) Fan & Natalie Saegusa as Nail Salon Technicians

Nail Salon Customers: Rachel Roberts, Ayelen Ashley, Emma Cullen

Night Students: Aryan Arora, Tangiia Enioy, Francesca Apaapa, Sofia Gorbounova, Maria Ippolito, Rayleen Jacobs, Angie Minota, Rocio Peralta, Milo Reznikoff, Solomon Brown, Samuel Foong

Mahijta Workers: Adam King, Cody Roberts, Liam Addison, Mike Plant, Andrew Broekhels

Gang Members: Joshua McArthur, Mauola Mala, Duncan Edmonds, Monty Gasolo, Karl Henare, Danny Koitamaki, Sevaniti Molie, Manu Tukia, Troy Wepiha, Trevour Young

Welcome Party

Episode 2.27
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Awanui Simich-Pene

Hemi is set on deciphering the Mahuta mystery, but is it safe? Smooch is made an offer. A friendship is reconciled. And someone is at the door, who could it be?

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Richard Te Are as Rob, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu, Chantal Samuela as Lecturer, Patricia Poitoa as Customer

Rangatahi: Desmond Malakai, Mckoy Nepe, Shayde Rokuraku-Hohepa, Jay Kumar, Rewi Herewini, Tegan Leah Pukeroa, Moses Aholelei

Night Students: Tangiia Enioy, Maria Elena Ippolito, Shaneice Seli, Angelika Sergina, Koen Aldershof, Narcisse Ah Kuoi, Gionatan Palla

Party Goers: Michael Lai, Koen Aldershof, Shaneice Seli, Alieyah Thompson, Sarah Maximus, Alyssa Grogan, Summer Ryan, Te Hohi Valentine

Mahuta Construction Workers: Mike Plat, Andrew Brockhals, Johan Kok, Adam King, David Grierson, Terry Mayo, Zane McCarry, Ron van Zuilen, Liam Addison

Dirty Panties

Episode 2.28
Writer: Cian Elyse White
Director: Awanui Simich-Pene

Tempers rage when Chantelle hits ‘Krystal’ up, but ya girl always finds a way to get herself off the hook. Emotions escalate when Hemi and Chantelle come face to face after a long time. And Smooch has her first day on the job!

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Richard Te Are as Rob, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu

Rangatahi: Desmond Malakai, Mckoy Nepe, Shayde Rokuraku-Hohepa, Jay Kumar, Rewi Herewini, Tegan Leah Pukeroa, Moses Aholelei

Mahuta Construction Workers: Mike Plat, Andrew Brockhals, Johan Kok, Adam King, David Grierson, Terry Mayo, Zane McCarry, Ron van Zuilen, Liam Addison

Party Goers: Tangiia Enjoy, Maria Elena Ippolito, Shaneice Seli, Angelika Segina, Koen Aldershof, Narcisse Ah Kuoi, Michael Lai, Alieyah Thompson, Sarah Maximus, Alyssa Grogan, Summer Ryan, Te Hohi Valentine

Born Again

Episode 2.29
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Awanui Simich-Pene

Smooch is busy wrangling students at Hawaiiki Hou but she finds a soft spot for a talented youngster. Geo comes to the rescue when she puts her law skills into practice. And Mareikura is overstepping her boundaries with Chantelle.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Shelley Willtet as Shopper, Rebecca Towler as Lawyer

Rangatahi: Whiti Tumai, Mckoy Nepe, Shayde Rokuraku-Hohepa, Jay Kumar, Rewi Herewini, Tegan Leah Pukeroa, Moses Aholelei

Students: Levi Heka, Te Hohi Valentine, Rehia Rupuha, Tirau Wihingi, Baylee Watene-Kay, Karli Hansen, Alex Rivers, Keli Ah Wong Walker, Roimata Pere Pairama, Ngakirikiri Kershaw, Makarios Eden, Wi Hotorene

Live a Little

Episode 2.30
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Awanui Simich-Pene

Mareikura puts Kid at risk in an act of desperation. Shit goes down when someone turns up at Hawaiki Hou. And Geo is feeling blind sided and betrayed.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Johan Kok as Foreman, Moana Borland as Waitress, Reuben Butler as Hot Guy 1, Tane Williams-Accra as Hot Guy 2

Gang Members: Joshua McArthur, Mauola Mala, Duncan Edmonds, Geoffey Wong, Monty Gasolo, Karl Henare, Danny Koitamaki, Sevaniti Molie, Manu Tukia, Troy Wepiha, Trevour Young

Gang Whore

Episode 2.31
Writer: Onehou Strickland
Director: Miriama McDowell

Smooch is trying to unravel the story behind her mother and Girlie’s relationship. Chantelle and Hemi make it to home base. And Dylan is starting to shows signs of jealousy.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu, Regan Taylor as Law Tutor, Maria Elena Ippolito as Kura Pō Student

Uni Mates: Alyssa Grogan, Anzhelika Sergina, Vyvaan Ray

Gang Members: Kahana Glassie, Tawhiwhi Masina, Danny Koitamaki, Troy Wepiha, Trevour Young, Fred Tiliaupupu, Mana Tatafu

If You Love Her

Episode 2.32
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Smooch digs up the past in an attempt to find out more about her mother. Rehutai stirs the pot. And Chantelle decides to get back into the game.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu, Teodora Flavall as A&E Patient, Shiva Mithipati as A&E Patient, Te Hākura Ihimaera-Manley as A&E Child Patient, Charlotte Powdrell as A&E Receptionist

Joyride

Episode 2.33
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Geo is on the hunt to track down the essay thief! Rehutai is taking more time off work to go to her counselling sessions. And Smooch takes a ride with Girlie.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Matia Mitai-Ngatai as Tahu, Aria Dehar as Lillian, Alexandra Halstead as Oliver, Pankaj Kumar as Security Guard, Regan Taylor as Law Tutor, Telia Peke as Young Smooch's Hand Double, Faye Peke as Rangimarie's Hand Double, Barry Pene-Gesko as Bouncer

M-Space Students: Levi Heka, Makarios Eden, Wi Hoterene, Baylee Watene, Tirau Wihongi, Karli Hansen, Ngakirikiri Kershaw, Rehia Rupuha, Te Hohi Valentine, Alex Rivers, Roimata Pere Pairama

We're All Just Ants

Episode 2.34
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Miriama McDowell

Hemi tautokos Mareikura in true Hemi style. Chantelle discovers Kid’s hidden talent. And Dylan is not in a good way in the aftermath of the essay debacle.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Regan Taylor as Law Tutor, Aria Dehar as Lillian, Julius Peterson as Hot Topless Guy, Jessica Kahi as Lucy

Uni Mates: Alyssa Grogan, Anzhelika Sergina, Vyvaan Ray

Activists: James Waititi, Kama Scretching, Faith Wulf, Raw-Shaun Katipa-Maikuku, Keven Souza

Kaumatua: Mihi Smith, Tui Tiopia, Elizabeth Nicholls, Marjorie Layt, Harris Joan, Mere Tunks, William Taugorila, Valetta Matenga, Huhana Matenga, Diane Clark, VIolet Tangariki, Albert Tepania, Jocelyne Hansen, Rosalie Haora, Lena Uitime, Christine Moses, Teresa Toki, Rangi Dennis, Maraea Northcroft, Derek Walker

M-Space Students: Levi Heka, Makarios Eden, Wi Hoterene, Baylee Watene, Tirau Wihongi, Karli Hansen, Ngakirikiri Kershaw, Rehia Rupuha, Te Hohi Valentine, Alex Rivers, Roimata Pere Pairama

Hawaiki Hoe

Episode 2.35
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Miriama McDowell

Rehutai’s been getting her ‘therapy’ but the cat’s out of the shopping bag. ‘Real life angel’ Smooch is trying her best to help Haki. And Kid is fighting to stay close to his twin.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Jessica Kahi & Koreen Liew-Young as Dylan's Flatmates

Rangatahi: Shayde Rokuraku-Hohepa, Desmond Malakai, Jayshant Kumar, Tegan Leah Pukeroa, Rewi Herewini, Jackson Watene

Ngāti Who?

Episode 2.36
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Puti Simich

Hemi is torn when he finds out some shocking news in regards to the protest. Rehutai finds help from an unlikely source. And Geo finds herself in an awkward situation.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Jiraiya Harris as Young Kid, Kaiarachi Hitchcock as Young Rehutai, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Jessica Kahi & Koreen Liew-Young as Dylan's Flatmates, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Trevor Young as Gang Member

Church goers: Sarah Annette, Patti Clark, Jonathan McDonald, Kieran McGorry, Maggie Szymanek, Ruby Yan, Ken Morrison, Dalia Xie, Iuliia Sergeicheva, Jackie Moody

Kura Pō Students: Tangiia Enioy, Christopher Tafilli-Reid, Aryan Arora, Maria Elena Ippolito, Camille Rodrigues, Claudette Rudd

The Water and The Stone

Episode 2.37
Writer: Hanelle Harris
Director: Puti Simich

Girlie has some nice, whanau plans for the gang but Maru has his eye on her. Chantelle is on a mission to cheer up Kid, and ends up cheerful herself. The protest is in full swing but Kid sees beyond the rarus on the surface…

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Richard Te Are as Rob, Tristen Leauanae as Bouncer

Bar Patrons: Karan Sharma, Beatriz Karina Quinones, Camille Rodrigues, David Smart, Samson Tesfazgi, Shane Parker, Brodie Powell, Moses Paila, Catrina Keogh, Sam Thomlison

Possessive and Possessed

Episode 2.38
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Puti Simich

The cracks are starting to show in tricky Tipene’s facade. Matakite Kid is feeling shaken up and disturbed by his kehua collisions. And Girlie is struggling to keep her composure.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Richard Te Are as Rob, Warren Matehaere as Security Guard, Chris Clay as Police Officer

Protesters: Tepora Wi-Tipene, Manaia Henley, Anthony Newton, Layna Tawha-King, Leon Mangere, Conrad Wall, Helenrose Waahitapu

Gang Members: Tawhiwhi Masina, Shiloh Goldsworthy, Monty Gasolo, Danny Kaitamaki, Manu Tukia, Troy Wepiha, Trevor Young, Amanda Allen, Duncan Edmonds, Joshua McArthur

Gang Whānau: Kauri-Lee Whiiohn, Henare Masina, Cheyenne Wijohn, Hope Allen, Aria Allen

Twin-ergy

Episode 2.39
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Puti Simich

Maru is torn, Smooch is worn but Team Smaru have to pull together to help Haki. A catfish is revealed, and Rehutai has to tune into a part of herself that she has kept locked away.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tuakoi Ohia as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Richard Te Are as Rob, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Mikara Hita as Angie, Jiraiya Harris as Young Kid, Kaiarachi Hitchcock as Young Rehutai

Gang Whānau: Kauri-Lee Whiiohn, Henare Masina, Cheyenne Wijohn, Hope Allen, Aria Allen

Gang Members: Tawhiwhi Masina, Shiloh Goldsworthy, Monty Gasolo, Danny Kaitamaki, Manu Tukia, Troy Wepiha, Trevor Young, Amanda Allen, Duncan Edmonds, Joshua McArthur

Fight or Fight?

Episode 2.40
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Puti Simich

Fighting for family, for love and for whenua this explosive episode is throwing all the punches.

Cast: Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Matia Mitai as Tahu, Waimihi Hōtere as Girlie, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Ngawai Herewini as Aunty Awhi, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Richard Te Are as Rob, Taomai Ihaia as Pania, Mikara Hita as Angie, Agnes Magele as Dusty, Johnathon Jordon as Guest Minister

Church goers: Sarah Annette, Patti Clark, Jonathan McDonald, Kieran McGorry, Maggie Szymanek, Ruby Yan, Ken Morrison, Dalia Xie, Iuliia Sergeicheva, Jackie Moody

Gang Members: Tawhiwhi Masina, Shiloh Goldsworthy, Monty Gasolo, Danny Kaitamaki, Manu Tukia, Troy Wepiha, Trevor Young

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