WHAO Festival

Ko te reo Māori, te ahurea Māori me ngā Toi Māori te pūtake o WHAO. He hui ahurei e whakanui ana i te mana Māori motuhake. Ko te aranga tēnei o te reo auaha, te reo whakanikoniko hei reo onamata mā te anamata.

National Māori Theatre Hui

Karanga mai e te iwi! The National Māori Theatre Hui 2023 is on 6 – 8 October in Kaiaua & the programme is now live!

The National Hui is hosted by Ōrotokare: Art, Story, Motion in partnership wth Ecoquest Centre of Indigeneity, Ecology & Creativity. Ngā mihi nui to Mana Whenua, Ngati Paoa and our funders: Tātaki Auckland Unlimited & Hauraki Creative Communities NZ.

Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival

Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival is a festival with a difference, one uniquely focused on inclusion, access and authenticity, and designed to use the arts to explore what it means to be of Te Tairāwhiti.

Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival

ARONUI Indigenous Arts Festival is a bold and explosive celebration of award-winning Indigenous artists. This celebration of cultural expression will showcase a range of art forms including theatre, writers talks, live music and the return of the ARONUI Māori Market in collaboration with Te Tākinga Marae, Mourea. Together we celebrate Indigenous creativity, talent, and culture. Nau mai, haere mai.

Kia Mau Festival

Fierce theatre, a hip-hop musical set in the city streets of Te Whanganui-a-Tara, customary Indigenous dance made contemporary, and wāhine Māori telling it like it is – these are amongst the offerings of Kia Mau Festival 2023.

Kōanga Festival

In celebration of Kōanga season, Te Pou Theatre will hold its 9th annual festival of new and exciting storytelling for the stage beginning 15 September 2023.

Watch This Space

We are busy putting together some fun, educational and uplifting events for 2023.

Nau mai, haere mai, piki mai!