Chaz Harris

Chaz Harris is a writer, director and producer based in Wellington. He is creator of award-winning web series End of Term currently streaming on TVNZ OnDemand and a producer on the independent anthology feature film Encounters.

Parents
Apr 3, 2018

Why ‘Love, Simon’ is a holy freaking huge awesome deal!

Chaz Harris shares the impact Love, Simon had on him as a gay man and how important representation in film and literature is.

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Parents
Oct 27, 2017

Writing the world you wish you lived in: Why I write children's books

Co-author of the children's book Promised Land, Chaz Harris is 'resisting with love' by creating fairytales for all children. He shares a personal essay about why he writes the world he wishes we lived in.

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Parents
Mar 18, 2017

'If we can see it, we can be it': Why representation matters to children

Author Chaz Harris on growing up without positive gay role models in a homophobic world – and how he's created a fairytale so that our children don't go through the same.

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Television
Sep 4, 2016

Plight of the content creators: how NZ is stifling the next generation of TV talent

Looking for the next New Zealand breakout star? Don't bother switching on your television, says writer and director Chaz Harris.

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