Sound Design

2018 Toitū Te Pūoro

Composed, performed, recorded and co-mixed album.

2017 Waru

Provided taonga pūoro compositions to accompany Lauren King’s soundtrack to Waru feature film directed by Briar Grace-Smith, Casey Kaa, Ainsley Gardiner, Katie Wolfe, Chelsea Cohen, Renae Maihi, Paula Jones, Awanui Simich-Pene

2017 A Choir For The Broken Stones – Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark

Composed, recorded, mixed and mastered work for butoh dance work by Sebastian Lowe & Amalie Vilslev Juelsgaard.

2017 Joseph Michael: Antarctica – while you were sleeping

Provided taonga pūoro parts for Rhian Sheehan’s musical composition for Joseph Michael’s installation at Auckland’s War Memorial Museum.

2016 Where I am Is Somewhere Else

Composed, mixed and mastered composition for short film by Denmark based visual anthropologist Sebastian Lowe. This film was screened at the Berlin Experimental Film Festival (2016) and at the SEF Film Festival, Croatia (2017) (and a second cut of the film screened at the Wairoa Māori Film Festival (2017)).


2016 Wai=Rua A Line=Near

Provided composition, mixing and mastering for multimedia dance performance by Rua MaCallum and Marty Roberts.

2015 The Auricle

E Waru Reo Ki Kawatea – The Voices of the Taoka Pūoro from Okain’s Bay Maori and Colonial Museum

Octophonic installation at The Auricle composed using onsite recordings performed by Alistair of taonga pūoro held at Okains Bay Māori and Colonial Museum.


2015 Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses

Contributed ngā taonga pūoro to Rhian Sheehan’s original soundtrack score.

2014 Base Two

Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision Logo Soundtrack composition, recording mixing and mastering.

2014 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Audio services for Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira exhibition Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

  • Composed, recorded, mixed and mastered ‘Entrance AV’ to video. Including giving musical direction to 1 instrumentalist and 1 vocalist.
  • Remastered various audio tracks from Ngati Toa musicians; recorded and mixed musical interludes between tracks. Mastered track ‘Celebration Exit AV’
  • Recorded Ngati Toa musicians performing 1 song. Mixed and mastered this song.

2014 Ngā Taonga Sound And Vision Te Waipounamu Marae Film Tour

Composed mixed and mastered compositions using southern Māori style taoka pūoro to accompany silent films of traditional mahika kai food gathering by Ngai Tahu for Otautahi ki Awarua film tour.

2007 The Big Picture (N.Z. Art Documentary)

Provided ngā taonga pūoro for award winning soundtrack by Christian Biegai, Riki Gooch and Dave Whitehead, The Big Picture, Filmwork Ltd.

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