Kia Mau Festival will be opened by award winning musician, singer and songwriter, AJA (Ngāti Raukawa, Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Porou) performing at Circa Theatre in Te Whanganui-a-Tara from 02-03 June 2023.
She is Kōpū i te ao, Parearau i te pō and if her teke could talk it would sound like this.
KŌPŪ calls you in to a cheeky ballad of a show, sharing the songs of our young wāhine Māori as they navigate this world, hairy nipples first, following in the footsteps of our naughty nannies from the kauta.
14 – 17 June 2023 | 6.30pm & 8pm | Circa Theatre
How do you heal from intergenerational trauma as the result of a genocide that people refuse to acknowledge? Asking for a friend… #YesWeAreGoingThere
Private detectives Morgan Reid and Ian Sheff attempt to solve a series of arsons across Wellington city. Their inability to cooperate forces the two to rely on outside help, unintentionally constructing a band of misfits.
Dancers of Damelahamid is an Indigenous dance company founded upon over five decades of extensive work of song and dance revitalization. For countless generations Indigenous dance played an integral part in defining art and culture.
A poignant and potent synergy of movement, voice, spatial design and virtual technologies.
He whakaaroha, ā, he kōtuinga tairongo o te nukuhanga, o te reo, o te whaitua me ngā hangarau mariko.
He mea huataki e Bianca Hyslop, kaitito nekehanga, rāua ko Rowan Pierce, kaihoahoa, a He Huia Kaimanawa. He whakaari mataora e urupare ana i te maieatanga, te tūhuratanga me te whakamānawatanga o te Reo Māori.
A return to ancestral origins and legacy. One man’s journey of self rediscovery.
Having lost touch with his Māori heritage, caught up in the rat race of urban humanity and drifting further from his roots, Rehua takes the audience on a journey towards healing and redemption.
E whakahokia mai ana e Taki Rua tēnei whakaaturanga i hua ake i Te Wāhanga Reo Māori tonu, anā, ko Taku Waimarie, nā Willy Craig Fransen. He reo Māori te tuku o tēnei whakaaturanga pārekareka, ā, kua whakahoutia kia hāngai ai ki tēnei reanga tamariki.
15 June 2023 | 7.30pm | The Opera House