About this project One legendary street. Ten unexpected stories. Anything could happen.

K' Rd Stories cracks open the surface of life on Karangahape Road, revealing diverse cultures and unique voices.

Set on New Zealand’s most iconic street this collection of short films - by some of New Zealand’s most creative filmmakers - explores the uncommon, the contrasting, and the crazy.

The films premiered along an innovative screening trail on Karangahape Road in conjunction with First Thursdays on December 3rd, 2015. K Rd Stories sneaks a peek at the people and places that make this neighbourhood so infamous - and so beloved.

What’s your K Rd Story?

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Sugar Hit Written & Directed by Roseanne Liang As three friends debrief over tea after a mysterious incident, their sugar hit has a unintentionally mind-altering result. WATCH NOW
Director's Quote

“Someone once warned me against ingesting the sugar from Krd cafe sugar bowls because of the drugs hidden in them... maybe that's why Karangahape Rd often feels like an extra dimensional space where the petty minutiae of 'normal' life takes on its own sheen...”

Behind the scenes
At the screening
Cast Lee Ally Xue Jessica JJ Fong Perlina Perlina Lau Barista Nathan Kara Asthmatic Prankster CJ Withey Crew witer / director / editor Roseanne Liang co-director / choreographer Olivia Tennet 1st assistant director CJ Withey production assistant Bridget Wong director of photography Roko Antonio Babich 1st assistant camera Tom West stills photographer Steven Chow makeup artist Jemima Kean
Full list of credits on IMDB here.