Polynesian Panthers

The Panthers: TV series re-enacts the journeys of the Polynesian Panthers

The Polynesian Panthers created their own revolutionary footprint in New Zealand in response to the dawn raids that saw their families hounded by police and tracker dogs then illegally deported.

Associate producer Jaunnie Ilolahia may have been a child at the time but this is a story close to her heart.

"I was born into the movement and I've definitely seen a lot of changes. My parents co-founded the movement and they were there right from the very beginning '71 and '72.