Directed the film "North Country" a fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines
Helmed the critically acclaimed film "The Whale Rider" based on the novel by Witi Ihimaera
Made feature film directorial debut with "Memory & Desire"
Helmed the short "Footag" an offbeat study of footwear fetishism; official selection at the Venice Film Festival
Wrote and directed the television drama "The Summer The Queen Came" an effective look at the small twisted details of life in suburbia