Piripi Curtis (Te Arawa) is a Māori Producer based in Rotorua, New Zealand. He is also a trustee of the Steambox Film Collective and a Festival Director for the Rotorua Film Festival.
His primary work is in television as Managing Director of Hikoi NZ Ltd, makers of the long running New Zealand TV show Hunting Aotearoa alongside his brother Richard Curtis and went on to produce shows Kai Safari, and Nanakia. He has also produced and worked on a number of short films including Tits on a Bull, Meke, Ahi Kā, Ara Marumaru and has a Producer tele-feature credit for The Umbrella Man.
Piripi is mentored by his cousin Cliff Curtis and is currently developing his own short film E Tū.
Find out more information about Piripi at hikoinz.co.nz