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Helene Wong ONZOM

Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the arts and the Chinese community[1]

Ms Helene Wong has contributed to New Zealand’s cultural sector as an author, actor, director, film critic, screenwriter and script consultant over the course of 30 years.[1]

Ms Wong was the inaugural Development Consultant for the New Zealand Film Commission. She served two terms on the New Zealand Film Commission Board, was a member of the New Zealand Writers Foundation Board, and was Chair of the Moving Image Centre Board. As a script consultant she has contributed to several film projects, including ‘Illustrious Energy’. She has written and directed a number of television documentaries. Her 1991 documentary ‘Unbearably Beautiful’ portrayed New Zealand women’s relationships to, and changing notions of, the concept of beauty throughout the twentieth century. In 1994 she wrote and directed ‘Footprints of the Dragon’, a television film about the history of Chinese New Zealanders. In 2016 she published her memoir ‘Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story’. In 2017 she collaborated with graphic artist Ant Sang to create a series of artworks for the Auckland War Memorial Museum exhibition ‘Being Chinese in Aotearoa’. Ms Wong has served as a juror for the Asia-Pacific Film Festival and New Zealand Television Awards, and as a judge and convenor of the Media Peace Awards and the International Screen and Television Writers Festival.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. (2017). New Year Honours 2018 - Citations for Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Retrieved February 25, 2018, from https://www.dpmc.govt.nz/honours/lists/ny2018-onzm

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