Ahikāroa: episode guide

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No Turning Back

Episode 3.01
Writer: Todd Karehana
Storyliners: Damien Pereira, Onehou Strickland, Georgia Ihimaera
Director: Jarod Rawiri

Our Ahikāroa favourites are back! Well kind of, Geo is back, we don't know where Hemi took off to, and we don't know where Smooch is either. Well at least Kid is back… wait, he's off in the bush somewhere, well the series is back! Find out who ends up where.

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, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Roimata Fox as Mareikura, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Xavier Horan as Hemi Senior, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, Kirk Torrance as Kapi, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Pita Turei as Tohunga, Tama Jarman as Police Officer, Braden Wooders as Police Officer, Angus O'Sullivan as Surfer Dude

Church Members: Maria Barclay, Melissa Connolly, Jeanne Reynolds, Tsogmaa Zorigt, Paul Allan, Lane Dawson, Francois-rene Du Toit, Chuck Yeoh

Note: the final episode for Te Ahorangi Winitana (Smooch) and Wiremu McCarthy (Maru)

To Plea or not to Plea

Episode 3.02
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Jarod Rawiri

Geo is holding her ground, protecting Hemi, Chantelle has had enough of his antics and Kid has had enough of Te Ururangi too, seems like a good time to blow off some steam at the secret club.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Tatum Warren-Ngata as Rehutai, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Xavier Horan as Hemi Senior, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Kaydé Thomson as Zoe, Pita Turei as Tohunga, Tama Jarman as Police Officer, Braden Wooders as Police Officer, Angus O'Sullivan as Surfer Dude, Johan Brons as Hot Guy 1, Angelo Harema as Hot Guy 2, Maxueyan Bai as Noodle Waitress, Roger Wang & Julia Li as Noodle Cooks, Josie Ryan as Judge, Uh young Choi as Legal Aid Lawyer, Amy Bassett as Court Registrar, Kyle Stuart & Sam Barclay as Security Guards, Juan Martino as Crown Lawyer

Club Goers: Chris Ofanoa, Zhan Teiho, Mita Aporo, Sarah Williams, Trinity Faamatau, Pati Leiataua, Neitiah Yasa, Melissa Sriproma, Aimee Edwards, Luther-Lancelot Manū, Javan Wong-See

Noodle Bar Diners: Jonathan Gilbert, Tessa Walker, Mitchell Johnston, Stephanie King, Leroy Jack

Court Attendees: Paige Gracie, Selena Ashton, Ngahuiamei Morunga, Nicholas Houle

Note: Bella Rakete replaces Tuakoi Ohia in the role of Dylan

Meant To Be

Episode 3.03
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Jarod Rawiri

Te Ururangi is here to work, and Chantelle is hoping to learn. The new cop Whatukura seems to be making regular appearances and Hemi has some loose ends to tie up.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Te Ahorangi Winitana as Smooch, Wiremu McCarthy as Maru, Xavier Horan as Hemi Senior, Sam Toka as Koro Eru, Nicola Kāwana as Dina, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, Josie Ryan as Judge, Uh young Choi as Legal Aid Lawyer, Amy Bassett as Court Registrar, Kyle Stuart as Security Guard, Sam Barclay as Security Guard, Valentyne Tuiavii as Māori Translator, Juan Martino as Crown Lawyer, Tama Jarman as Police Officer, Braden Wooders as Police Officer, Kahurangi Newton as Protest Victim

Court Attendees: Paige Gracie, Selena Ashton, Ngahuiamei Morunga, Nicholas Houle

Notes: Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara replaces Mikara Hita as Angie, Tipene's daughter. Te Ahorangi Winitana (Smooch) and Wiremu McCarthy (Maru) are credited but only appear in flashbacks and the opening "previously on" segment

Lock Me Up

Episode 3.04
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Jarod Rawiri

More drama at Te Pā, Hemi is officially homebound, Geo plays a game of 'hot' and 'cold' before turning the heat up to 'super hot'. Kid's calling it quits, and Tipene offers his salvation.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Tomai Ihaia as Pania, Maxueyan Bai as Noodle Waitress, Roger Wang & Julia Li as Noodle Cooks,

Noodle Bar Diners: Jonathan Gilbert, Tessa Walker, Mitchell Johnston, Stephanie King, Leroy Jack

Church Members: Sweeta Bajaj, Paul Allan, Francois-rene Du Toit

Waka Ama Paddlers: Te Ua Tumoana, Kaya Kora, Emma May Loretz, Alice Webster, Anahera Nicol, Hokoi Taipari, Tai, Nicolas Fruean, Anaru Houia, Mahanga Pihama, Tanis Bosson

New Boundaries

Episode 3.05
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Kid is exploring his creative side, Hemi is testing the boundaries and Geo goes viral. Chantelle decides to infuse more tikanga into her company and what does Dylan discover?

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Betty Olsson as Elderly Lady, Kelly Ewart as Josephine, Josie Ryan as Judge, Stacey Logue & Carol Maas Josephine's Friends, Pauline Rewiti as Garden Client

Uni Students: Shantanu Agnihotri, Lorissa Hamon, Kenneth Adhihetty, Holly Haines, Beatrice Albertsson, Taylar Muller, Anjeeya Patni, Sebastian Mackenzie Ovenden, Hannah Turner, Liselotte van den Hout, Abigail Ball, Joshua Grills, Charlene Rivett, Jamie Olsen, Kelly Mandizvidza, Julio De Sousa, Maomi Matenga, Jonas Berthord, Thilo Langer, Niwa Wiki, Ben Wiki, Pauline Re

Oh Brother!

Episode 3.06
Writer: Wayne Hotu
Director: Kiel McNaughton

It seems that Geo can't catch a break, and Tipene is here to make sure of that. Kid makes a new friend and Chantelle is putting her new business model into action. Oh Hemi… aue.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Kelly Ewart as Josephine, Stefano Rattazzi as Window Washer

City Street Extras: Tamaroa McCarthy, Spencer Fotu, Elizabeth Kernohan, Reece Webberr

Kura Pō Students: Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Florence Te Ohaere, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Jos Maas, Mandi Vincent, Georgia Lloyd-Burgess, Ilasa Faitua, Tyne Payne

The Old Men

Episode 3.07
Writer: Wayne Hotu
Director: Kiel McNaughton

The fathers are out in full force. Chantelle's Dad is not onboard with her new plans. Tipene and his father aren't on speaking terms but he commits to doing a better job with Angie. The mystery of Dylan is starting to unravel and Whatukura seems like he's too good to be true.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Maria Chappell as Garden Client, Helen Steemson as Hotel Manager, Gary Lee Sang as Realtor

Geo's Mates: Ayeesha Taylor, Carolina Noyueira, Tiana Doucet-Williston, Lewis Fegen

Passers By: Melanie Wittwer, Sashika Perumpulli Arachchige, Anastasia Varlamova

Kura Pō Students: Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Florence Te Ohaere, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Jos Maas, Mandi Vincent, Georgia Lloyd-Burgess, Ilasa Faitua, Tyne Payne

Note: Chantelle's father, Richard, was played by Rob Mokaraka in season 1. His replacement, Jarod Rawiri (Shortland Street), has also directed some episodes this season.

Work It Girl

Episode 3.08
Writer: Onehou Strickland
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Hemi and Tipene butt heads, and Chantelle sympathises. Kids goes on a date and Dylan throw a Te Pā-rty!

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Helen Steemson as Hotel Manager, Sam Jones as Receptionist, Lucy Yin as Noodle Bar Waitress, Roger Wang & Julia Li as Noodle Cooks, Ruben Milner as Ryan, Jack Marcel & Maxwell Thomas as Dating App Guys, Adam Bell as Ben

Kura Pō Students: Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Florence Te Ohaere, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Jos Maas, Mandi Vincent, Georgia Lloyd-Burgess, Ilasa Faitua, Tyne Payne

Noodle Bar Diners: Tabitha Huxford, Lena Yaroshenko, Xavier Alba Royo, Emma Davison, Amelia Rose Garrett, Sauniuni Seleni, Franz Tipon, Clark Yves Dey Marcelo

Party Goers: Knut Klavenes, Flynn McLeod, Lewis Fegen, Ayeesha Taylor, Jt Etana, Cherilyn-Rose D, Joy Brueck, Mikayla Whitehead, Ines Le Gue, Max Kwan, Allan Mcbride, Aiden Owen, Soloman Paulsen, Ethan Korewha, Carolina Noyueira, Grace Stockwell, Toni Marshall, Hamza Dean, Taine Patterson, Sumesha Fernando, Tiana Doucet-Williston, Rose David

Vote For Me

Episode 3.09
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Kiel McNaughton

Tipene is on the campaign to build his new church and what better way to bolster interest than with the support of the up-and-coming Mayor. Geo and Hemi deal with some complex emotion and Dylan takes Te Ururangi out to a fancy dinner.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Selina Scott as Richard's Publicist [Patricia], David Samuels as Richard's Media Rep, Kate Straka as Richard's Videographer, Bonnie Feng as Noodle Bar Waitress, Roger Wang & Julia Li as Noodle Chefs, Anastasia Walker as Noodel Bar Patron, Jane Hawkins as Jane, Eleanor-Lewis Smith as Movie Female Voice [Kelly], Jamie Rowland as Movie Male Voice [Nigel], Nepia Takuira-Mita as Guitarist

Studio Crew: Cyril Canu, Adel Abied, Alex Ogrodowczyk, Fanny Steinmann, Thomas Tournant, Lucy Pearson

Cafe Patrons: Cheryl Henderson, Andrew Temperley, Darren Bass, Larissa Murphy

Moeroa's Mates: Logan Mellor, Jared Walsh, Knut Klavenes, Flynn McLeod

Richard's Supporters: Dayna O'Brien, David Peterson, Deborah Dowie, Wendy Lester, Kaylee Stephens, Melody Eli, Anjana Buddh, Jane Newson, John Newson, Xavier Alba Royo, Sarah Lawman

Church Members: Anna Cross, Carlos Jacobs, Alicia Potter, Shannon Murphy, Jackie Taylor, Julia Compton, Paul Allan, Sweeta Baiai, Melissa Connolly, Lane Dawson, Meegan Manuka, John Tuck, Trevor Uelese, Chuck Yeoh, Francois-Rene du Toit, Ishtar Presnell, Cheryl Astley, Karen Dring, Kristina Priest

Got Me Trippin

Episode 3.10
Writer: Cian Elyse White
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

Dropping acid, dropping their pants, and dropping out of this world — everyone is running at full heat this episode. It seems rage is a McGregor family trait, and Te Ururangi has a growing interest in her newest friend.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Kia Toa Bowden-Hepi as Additional Voice, Kate Straka as Media Rep, David Samuels as Photographer, Selina Scott as Publicist

Church Members: Anna Cross, Carlos Jacobs, Alicia Potter, Shannon Murphy, Jackie Taylor, Julia Compton, Paul Allan, Sweeta Baiai, Melissa Connolly, Lane Dawson, Meegan Manuka, John Tuck, Trevor Uelese, Chuck Yeoh, Francois-Rene du Toit, Ishtar Presnell, Cheryl Astley, Karen Dring, Kristina Priest

Teenagers: Sebastian Vivian, Quintin Varty, Ben Playfair

Richard's Supporters: Xavier Alba Royo, Sarah Lawman, Dayna O'Brien, Matther Orr, Deborah Dowie, Wendy Lester, Anjana Buddh, David Peterson, Annalise Kimpton

Kura Pō Students: Ilasa Faitua, Kay Olsen, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Yuri Almeida, Mandi Vincent, Georgia Lloyd-Burgess, Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Florence Te Ohaere, Liam Carey, Brett Wilson

B***h Say It!

Episode 3.11
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

Dylan isn't taking any attitude, but she'll sure give it! Whatukura investigates the situtaion with Haki and it seems like Te Ururangi is ready to share her knowledge.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, Amy Mee Yen Lau as Noodle Bar Patron, Julia Li as Noodle Bar Cook, Helen Steemson as Hotel Manager, Jonathan Gilbert as Front Door Man, Kate Straka as Richard's Videographer

Youths: Brayden Hempleman, Xavier Harry Stanaway-Teio, Desmond Malakai, Brad McGee, Jerome Jarvie-Otufangavalu, Jack Warren, Ramera Marsden, Te Hurinui

Wash Away Your Sins

Episode 3.12
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

All eyes are on Tipene and his plans for the future. Dylan is settling into her new job and Moeroa is unsettling things at Chantelle's house.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Kate Straka as Richard's Videographer

Youths: Brayden Hempleman, Xavier Harry Stanaway-Teio, Desmond Malakai, Brad McGee, Jerome Jarvie-Otufangavalu, Jack Warren, Faun Driver, Neven Sulenta

Kura Pō Students: Georgina Fisher, Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Liam Carey, Brett Wilson, Kay Olsen, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Yuri Almeida, Mandi Vincent

Church Members: Ishtar Presnell, Kristina Priest, Paul Allan, Sweeta Baiai, Melissa Connolly, Meegan Manuka, John Tuck, Trevor Uelese, Chuck Yeoh, Francois-Rene du Toit

A New Son Arises

Episode 3.13
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

Grief strikes the McGregor family and the power play commences. Geo and Chantelle aren't seeing eye to eye and Dylan gets a big offer.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, William Davis as Koro Whatukura, Nanny Dolly & Pat Thompson as Nannys, Francis Tipene as Undertaker, Stanley Neho as Undertaker Assistant

Whānau Members: Tawhai Kopua, Walter Heyblom, Cheree Jackson, Shirley Kiri, Toni Jackson, Mana Epiha

Kura Pō Students: Georgina Fisher, Eric Eason, Paratene Johnson, Liam Carey, Brett Wilson, Kay Olsen, Ian Bamber, Dorothy Harris, Yuri Almeida, Mandi Vincent

A Reminder

Episode 3.14
Writer: Wayne Hotu
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

Te Ururangi recruits Dylan to find out more about Moeroa. Tipene has his sights set on his path to leadership, and Chantelle and Hemi get a painful reminder.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum

Youths: Jarvie-Otufangavalu, Brayden Hempleman, Xavier Harry Stanaway-Teio, Jack Warren, Brad McGee

Nga Tamariki: Javanah Nero, Taurikura August, Mahaki August, Amia August, Hine Palmer

Ringawera: Tawhai Kopua, Walter Heyblom, Corrina Nopera, Sheila Tahi

Whānau Members: Jane Abraham, Baijleiy Morunga, Mihi Abraham, Kara Abraham, Heke-Tu Abraham, Julia Daniels, Aleisha Daniels, Tirita Aumatäheke, Ngāhiriwa Tai Tin, Puhinga Tai Tin, Joachim Tuhura, Monika Rapira, Aterea Rapira, Tamehana Rapira, Kairewa Rapira, Leanne Thompson-Rapira, Te Aomarama Andrews, Brandon Haupapa, Dorian Thorne, Cheyna Edmonds, Michelle Tait, Erina Tait, Hepa Tait, Allan McPherson, Renee Puru

Revenge Is Sheer

Episode 3.15
Writer: Onehou Strickland
Director: Puti Simich-Pene

Hemi is feeling bad, massively bad. Koro's tangi is underway and Dylan is out for revenge.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Haki's Mum, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Braden Wooders as Policeman, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Hannah, Te Rauhea Maxwell-Goldsworthy as Young Whatakura, Janey Te Moro as DJ, Joey Vallis as Richard's Publicist, Kate Straka as Richard's Videographer, Tai Hemana & Kelsey Wright as Waiters

Ringawera: Tawhai Kopua, Walter Heyblom, Corrina Nopera, Sheila Tahi

Whānau Members: Dorian Thorne, Cheyna Edmonds, Michelle Tait, Erina Tait, Hepa Tait, Allan McPherson, Renee Puru, John Paerau, Katrina Elia

Guests: Zoe Hadfield, Virgil Moreau, Samantha Richards, Anthony Waith, Reuben Jamieson-Soper, Laimin Liao, Chi Chi Yeh

Make that Schmoney

Episode 3.16
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Fall out from the fundraiser continues, Kid is in mourning and Whatukra is plagued by flashbacks. As for Chantelle… well you'll see.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Sharon, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Tai Hemana & Kelsey Wright as Waiters, Janey Te Moro as DJ, Joey Vallis as Richard's Publicist, Kate Straka as Richard's Videographer, Alimina Kelly as Aunty Ngawai, Henerongonui Hemara as Nanny Ngawai, Wihiria Mark as Nanny Mere, Te Rauhea Maxwell-Goldsworthy as Young Whatakura

Guests: Zoe Hadfield, Virgil Moreau, Samantha Richards, Anthony Waith, Reuben Jamieson-Soper, Chi Chi Yeh

Marae Whānau: Duncan Edmonds, Brayden Hempleman, Xavier Harry Stanaway-Teio, Tawhai Kopua, Walter Heyblom, Robin Lines, Manuhiri Rosieur, Vangana Takai, Naomi Mathews, Faalaga Faate'a, Carlos Rakete, Nikita Rakete, Alaina Timoti, Faye James, Hinewai Clarke, Wetiri Gage, Bailey Henare Turia, Jaymee Walker, Sheila Tahi, John Paerau, Kyla Koti, Ashlyn McMath-Nee, John Paerau, Agnes Koti, Leyland Quest Tahere, Sonia Spyve

Mighty Patu

Episode 3.17
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Whatukura makes a run for it, and Geo is in hot pursuit. Te Ururangi is collecting taonga and Tipene stands pride of place at the kai hakari.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Sharon, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Phoenix Cross as Awa, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Hannah, Eleanor Lewis-Smith as Sarah, Emiko Sheehan as Bartender, Alimina Kelly as Aunty Ngawai, Henerongonui Hemara as Nanny Ngawai, Wihiria Mark as Nanny Mere, Te Rauhea Maxwell-Goldsworthy as Young Whatakura Mayei Koti as Young Tipene

Bar Patrons: Linkha Pitcer, Clara Courtin, Bree Going, Amol Shimpi

Flashback Tamariki: Alayna Lemana, Nukutāwhiti Mathews, Taikaha Mathews, Montana Ponove Tavake Roebeck

Marae Whānau: Duncan Edmonds, Brayden Hempleman, Xavier Harry Stanaway-Teio, Tawhai Kopua, Walter Heyblom, Robin Lines, Manuhiri Rosieur, Vangana Takai, Naomi Mathews, Faalaga Faate'a, Carlos Rakete, Nikita Rakete, Alaina Timoti, Faye James, Hinewai Clarke, Wetiri Gage, Bailey Henare Turia, Jaymee Walker, Sheila Tahi, John Paerau, Kyla Koti, Ashlyn McMath-Nee, John Paerau, Agnes Koti, Leyland Quest Tahere, Sonia Spyve

Is It True?

Episode 3.18
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Chantelle is in disbelief, Haki is reeling from his encounter with Tipene, and Sharon is not helping the situation. Angie takes Haki to her safe haven hideout and Whatukura finds a moment of reflection, with his koro.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Sharon, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Tomai Ihaia as Pania, Te Rauhea Maxwell-Goldsworthy as Young Whatakura Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Hannah, Eleanor Lewis-Smith as Sarah, Emiko Sheehan as Bartender, Calleigh Winiata & Huru Hunia as Social Workers, Nishant Khanna as Uber Driver, Andrew Temperly as Driver

Bar Patrons: Linkha Pitcer, Clara Courtin, Bree Going, Amol Shimpi

Secrets Make You Sick

Episode 3.19
Writer: Annette Morehu
Director: Miriama McDowell

Geo wants to tackle the situation head on, but Whatukura is not having it. Tipene calls in help, and Geo brings back up.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Sharon, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Calleigh Winiata & Huru Hunia as Social Workers, Braden Wooders as Police Officer, Brayden Hempleman & Xavier Harry Staraway-Teio as Rangatahi Boys, Roimata Pere Pairama as Mihi

No One's a Saint

Episode 3.20
Writer: Todd Karehana
Director: Miriama McDowell

It's not Ahikāroa unless we finish big! Prepare for fuel, fire, passion and might.

Cast: Nepia Takuira-Mita as Hemi, Turia Schmidt-Peke as Geo, Awhimai Fraser as Chantelle, Tukairangi Maxwell as Tipene, Bella Rakete as Dylan, Aniwa Whaiapu Kolomatangi as Kid, Whiti Tumai as Haki, Kauri Williams as Whatukura, Akinehi Munroe as Te Ururangi, Tuhiwhakaura o Te Rangi Wallace-Ihakara as Angie, Glen-Paul Waru as Steven, Mataara Stokes as Moeroa, Jarod Rawiri as Richard, Miriama McDowell as Sharon, Hunia Wayne Rogers as Ihaki, Manuka Luiten-Apirana as Hannah, Calleigh Winiata & Huru Hunia as Social Workers, Edward Ashby as Māori Guard, Gillian Farrer as Nurse, Lephi Peneha as Father, Henerongonui Hemara as Nanny Ngawai, Wihiria Mark as Nanny Mere, Alimina Kelly as Aunty Ngawai

Marae Whānau: Faalaga Faate'a, Faye James, Sonia Spyve, Tawhai Gpua, Walter Heyblom, Wetiri Gage, Sheila Tahi, John Paerau, Kyla Koti, Ashlyn McMath-Nee, Agnes Koti, Leyland Quest Tahere

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