New media presents fresh ways to keep communities connected and to promote social participation.

AWA stands for Aroha (Love), Whanau (Family), and Awhinatanga (Community Support). These themes provide the studio’s ethos. We tell stories and create experiences for the digital generation that both educate and inspire. In today’s mixed media world, you need content and that’s what we do. Producing content is our specialty.

For clients, every job is different and every client is unique and we adapt to suit the needs of both, in order to create the most memorable experience for your audience.

We offer a relaxing and inspiring environment to encourage clients to realise their vision. We have the ability to custom create a video to suit your needs and the needs of your brand. AWA Transmedia Studio provides the best value possible.

We’ll work with you every step of the way, producing creative content adaptable for multi-media use.

We offer a wide range of video production services including (but not limited to):

• Corporate Video
• Web Video
• Promotional video
• Event Coverage
• Music Videos
• Documentaries

Meet the Crew

Laurie O'Rielly
Laurie O'RiellyManager

Laurie is a Law and Commerce graduate from Otago University. He is an experienced general manager of NGOs and a former analyst and contractor for Central and Local Government.
Currently, he is a business director and manager of AWA Transmedia Studios.

Hayley Osterfield
Hayley OsterfieldProduction Manager/Editor

Hayley has worked in the film and television industry for the last 8 years. Her previous experience includes working for Maori Tv, Sky, First Hand Productions, numerous music videos, and repeat contracts for EIT and various other jobs as a freelance Production Manager.

Hayley’s exceptional organisational skills ensure that both the pre and post production requirements at AWA run smoothly and effectively.

Tipene Harmer
Tipene HarmerCreative Director

Tipene is an established Hip Hop musician from Hawke’s Bay. His music and life journey has proven to resonate with all, especially youth.

Tipene has a strong influence with our target audience (youth) and has a natural ability to work effectively within our community. Tipene has extensive experience with social media and youth event facilitation.