Kōanga Festival27 SEP – 1 OCT, 6.30PM

Ngā Tohu o Te Taiao

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Ngā Tohu o Te Taiao | Kōanga Festival 2022 | Te Pou Theatre

Connecting to the maramataka through pūrakau, pūoro and toi onepū.

This new multi artform performance work builds our connection to the tohu of the natural world, celebrating the change in season in a soul filling live arts experience.

The performance brings together mātauranga Māori with Rikki Solomon, live sand art from Marcus Winter and taonga puoro from Pūoro Jērome. In this first development of the project, these creatives weave stories of Kōanga through video and wānanga, connecting us to this time and place.

Tuia ki te whenua
Tuia ki te rangi
Tuia ki te moana
Rikki shares mātauranga around the tohu of the change of seasons from the skies, the land and manu, the ocean and our waterways. We then look to the marama and the night sky and ground ourselves in this time of Kōanga.

Kōanga Festival 27 Sept – 8 Oct 2022
This work is presented by Te Pou Theatre as part of their Kōanga Festival 2022, celebrating Māori storytelling for the stage. See www.tepoutheatre.nz for full festival programme.