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Kia Mau Festival 2017

When:

Tue 20 Jun 2017, 8:00am–10:00pm
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 8:00am–10:00pm
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8:00am–10:00pm
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 8:00am–10:00pm
Sat 24 Jun 2017, 8:00am–10:00pm

Where: The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Website:

Listed by: Elephant Publicity

Bold Theatre, Fresh Dance, Mana Māori, Mana Pasifika – Kia Mau Festival Returns!

New Zealand’s only contemporary indigenous theatre and dance festival Kia Mau Festival returns to Wellington from Friday 2 – Saturday 24 June, in venues across the region from Porirua City to Wellington City to Upper Hutt City.

In its third year, Kia Mau Festival is a heart-warming cultural celebration, led by Wellington’s own Māori and Pasifika theatre and dance companies. Kia Mau Festival is a unique and innovative opportunity for whānau and communities across the Wellington region to engage with today’s tangata whenua and First Nations artists, from across the globe.

1st Announce Shows:
Tiki Taane Mahuta
Friday 2 June
Choreographed by Tānemahuta Gray
Taki Rua Productions (Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand)
The Opera House, Wellington City

Manaia
Wednesday 14 – Saturday 17 June
Choreographed by Nancy Wijohn, Kelly Nash and Gabrielle Thomas
Atamira Dance Company (Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand)
Hannah Playhouse, Wellington City

NeoIndigenA
Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 June
Choreographed by Santee Smith
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (Ontario, Canada)
BATS Theatre, Wellington City

Fire In The Water, Fire In The Sky
Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 June
by Mīria George
Tawata Productions (Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand)
Pataka Gallery + Museum, Porirua

Two further line-up announcements to come.

Presented by: Tawata Productions