Ten-year-old Te Rongopai Curreen Tukiwaho leads a cast of nine actors in the new play, Hemo is Home.
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Caribbean-Māori playwright's tale of wāhine tackling colonisation in 1970s
Playwright Poata ‘Alvie’ McKree is taking to the stage at the Basement Theatre in Tāmaki Makaurau for one-night-only reading of her play The Handlers, as part of this year’s Kōanga Festiva
Irish Embassy commissions play about colonisation in te reo
Translations, a play by Irish playwright Brian Friel, has been translated into te reo by author, translator and te reo exponent Hēmi Kelly.
Maōri design integral to largest playground in southern hemisphere
An enormous $5.5 million playground to be built on a culturally significant and historic location on New Plymouth's foreshore, will be one of the largest in the southern hemisphere – and it caters
Matariki audio play a first for Silo Theatre
Silo Theatre in Tāmaki Makaurau celebrates Matariki with a new participatory audio play, Mauri Tau, an interactive experience available to listeners worldwide.
Play encourages Pasifika families to discuss mental wellness
The play Odd Daphne is making its way back to the theatre stage this year following its success in 2019.
“Crying is better than dying”- Gym hosts play tackling suicide
Ludus Magnus is a gym where people go to work out - not to watch theatre. But actor Rob Mokaraka says the fitness centre was the perfect venue to perform his play, which tackles our country’s suicide epidemic.
Wāhine Māori 'hold up half the sky' in exciting new play
Half of the Sky, a play that looks at the different elements of love from a whānau perspective. Some of Māoridoms big names in the entertainment industry like actress Kura Forrester and Awhina Rose Henare star in the production and we get to take a peek behind the curtain at Q Theatre today. D'Angelo Martin with this report.
The bros and the bard
He’s exalted as the greatest playwright ever, but would William Shakespeare approve of a Māori spin on his masterpieces?
Hone Kouka targets child abuse through latest theater piece
Eight lives and three worlds collide through award winning playwright Hone Kouka's latest theatre piece Bless the Child, which will debut at this year's Auckland Arts Festival. The festival is a platform to confront urgent societal issues, Kouka is targeting child abuse.