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Poster of Rūrangi Season Two: Rising Lights - it depicts the five main characters from left to right of Jem, Gerald, Anahera, Caz and Ellie.  Gerald, Anahera and Caz are reflected in the river below as their past ancestors.  In the background is the looming dairy factory, fields of pasture, and the Rūrangi 'Quake Lights' in the night sky
co-showrunner & co-director  // drama  //  RŪRANGI 
season 2   //   5 x 22" returning series  - Feb 2023
The culture war intensifies between transgender activists, dairy farmers, and local Māori, all while ancestors from the past reach out to the living with unfinished business - in this International Emmy winning drama set in rural New Zealand.

due in USA on hulu, date announcing soon...
premieres  FEB 12 in NZ on Prime TV,  Neon, Sky On Demand & Māori TV
co-showrunner & series director  // drama  //  RŪRANGI
season 1   //   5 x 22" returning series  - 2021
Indigenous trans activist, Caz Davis, returns home to his conservative dairy community to reconcile with his estranged father and friends, no longer afraid to shake things up - in this International Emmy award-winning drama set in rural New Zealand.

available in USA on hulu , in NZ on Neon

WINNER: The 2022 International Emmy Award for Best Short Form Series WINNER: Best Director, The New Zealand TV Awards 2021 WINNER: Best Supporting Actor, Arlo Green NOMINEE: GLAAD media awards, outstanding limited or Anthology Series 2022 NOMINEE: MIPCOM Diversity Awards, 2021 NOMINEE: Best Drama, New Zealand TV Awards 2021 NOMINEE: Best Actor, Elz Carrad, New Zealand TV Awards 2021

writer   //  comedy drama  //   STEP DAVE
seasons 1 & 2   //   24 x 1 hr series  -  2014-2015
Bartender Dave, a 24-year-old Kiwi slacker, has his life turned upside down when he meets the woman of his dreams; Cara, 15 years his senior with three kids and some serious baggage in tow.
The cast of Shortland Street
writer  //  drama //   SHORTLAND STREET
606 x 22" prime-time serial  - 2007-2010  
New Zealand's longest running, five-nights-a-week prime-time soap opera, set in an Auckland City hospital, follows the complicated personal and professional lives of its staff, family and friends.

available in NZ on TV and TVNZ+

Max Currie


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