An outrageous new comedy for Maori TV

Tongue Tied

7 x 30 minutes | Māori TV

A 7 x 30’ comedy, created by Albert Belz and Tainui Tukiwaho, and written by Albert Belz and Dane Giraud.


An all-star cast including Maaka Pohatu (Wellington Paranormal), Lisa Chappell (McLeod’s Daughters), Grace Palmer and Karl Burnett from Shortland Street and comedians Kura Forrester and Pax Assadi heads up Tongue Tied – Māori TV’s outrageous new comedy set in a kura pō. A combustible mix of students try to learn te reo Māori from hapless wanna-be actor Haami Samuels (Pohatu) under the fierce guidance of principal Hihi Smith (Forrester). Turns out the struggle is reo.  Sneak peak at episode one, click here.

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