Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival 2023

HEI TE 11-24 O HEPETEMA | 2023

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.

Meet the Artists

Tuakoi Ohia sitting on a black chair in a black fit with a red jacket
Ella is smiling and looking off into the distance wearing a black graphic tee and neon green earrings

Become a member

We invite you to sign up to the Māori artists directory that we are creating so that our people can connect, collaborate and create together.


Learn from our creative professionals throughout Aotearoa with short lessons to improve your skills in producing, arts marketing, grant writing and pitching opportunities.

Panel Discussions

Panel sessions with our Māori creative whānau on how theatre and dance artists continue going forward through the challenges of the pandemic.