Ma, Heps, Pua, Liz and Taaps are 20-something Māori and Pasifika living in Wellington. Ma, a destructive hot mess, is on the decline, Pua, a Tongan trans woman, is career hungry, Heps struggles with his mental health, Taaps tries his best to support him and Liz is desperate to reclaim her Māori heritage. The group of friends crash through Wellington city, warring first with their cultural identities and then with each other.

Not Even comes from award-winning producer and director, Ainsley Gardiner, and first-time creator, Dana Leaming, who wrote and co-directed the series.

Episodes Available

S1 6 x 30'
S2 6 x 30' COMING SOON

Production Company

Miss Conception Films

Commissioning Broadcaster

Prime New Zealand

Press & Reviews

"It is heartfelt, never strikes a false note – no matter how unlikely it might seem – and is as honest as the day is long. This show is a gem "

"looks like the beginning of a new maturity and a new confidence in New Zealand film and TV writing”
Stuff NZ

Not Even has a 7.8 star ranking on IMBD

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