A Waka Odyssey, SchoolFest
Haere mai – Come on board a full-day, waka-themed excursion for your students.
A Waka Odyssey, On The Road, SchoolFest
Prepare your students for a day full of waka fun at school. Students from around the greater Wellington region will have the chance to meet and hear from waka voyagers and explore the galaxy in a S.M.A.R.T. Trust Star Dome.
A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming, On The Road, SchoolFest, Theatre
Kupe, the great Pacific explorer and navigator, is the hero of this lively, lyrical solo show by treasured local poet and storyteller Apirana Taylor.
A Waka Odyssey, On The Road, SchoolFest 02 Mar
Students from around the greater Wellington region can come together for a day full of waka fun and learning at Mana Marina in Porirua on Friday 2 March.
A vivid, compelling and at times hilarious cast of characters brings Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s enchanting and provocative poetry to life on the stage.
Based on the experiences of children who lived through the 2004 Beslan school hostage crisis, this sell-out drama portrays extreme events through a child’s eyes – naively wonderful, moving and unsettlingly funny.
Who took the life of baby Ara? Challenging and thought-provoking, Bless the Child is a story of life and death, good versus evil, and an unflinching look at our society through a Māori lens.
Artist Talks, SchoolFest, Theatre 27 Feb – 01 Mar
Based on Ernest Hemingway's classic novel The Sun Also Rises and set in the jazz age of post–World War I Europe, a group of lost youths is on a quest for freedom, love and life.
Dance, Music, SchoolFest
One of New Zealand's most acclaimed choreographers, Michael Parmenter, returns to the Festival with The New Zealand Dance Company for the world premiere season of OrphEus – a dance opera.