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PĪPĪ PAOPAO

Rutene Spooner

At your Kōhanga Reo or kindy
Tue 18 Oct + Wed 19 Oct | Twice per day

Ka tangi te Tītī, ka tangi te Kākā, ka tangi hoki ko ēnei Pīpī Paopao! Tihei māuri ora!

Pīpī Paopao is a performance for tamariki aged 3-5 years old - and their adults - which adopts the unique characteristics of our Manu Rangatira (noble birdlife) through waiata and play, echoing the sounds of Te Taiao (nature).

TUPU

Fua Creative | Victory Mini-Fest

Victory Community Centre
Sat 22 Oct | 3.00 pm

A vibrant cast of Pasifika artists from Te Tauihu bring you Tupu – a fun kids show that expresses themes of identity, collaboration, kindness and resilience.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MĀUI

Rutene Spooner

Theatre Royal
Sat 22 Oct | 8.00 pm

The music theatre star that is Rutene Spooner is channelling the Māori hero Māui into a modern-day icon – complete with rhinestones and glitter. Don’t miss the charmingly quick-witted songs, hilarious antics and heart-felt storytelling.

THE KING OF TAKING

Thom Monckton

Theatre Royal
Tue 25 Oct + Wed 26 Oct | 6.30 pm

A brand-new show from acclaimed physical comedy performer Thom Monckton (The Pianist), The King of Taking boasts circus, mime and a whole lot of velvet.

SCATTERGUN: AFTER THE DEATH OF RŪAUMOKO

Ana Chaya Scotney

The Suter Theatre | Wed 26 Oct | 8pm
Motueka Public Library | Thu 27 Oct | 7.30pm

Over one night Agnes takes us on a journey through the streets of her city and the sinews and synapses of her internal world. Through joyfully and honestly exploring themes of diaspora, surfing displacement and tectonic grief, and celebrating the profound connection between the human body and te whenua ūkaipō (homeland), Ana Chaya Scotney (Tūhoe) exemplifies a masterclass in solo performance.

SELF-LOVE WEDDING CEREMONY

Anna Dean + Bek Coogan

Fairfield House
Thu 27 Oct | 7.00 pm

Come partake in the ultimate commitment to yourself.

This interactive ‘wedding’ ritual invites you to take a vow to deeply commit and honour YOURSELF. An antidote to society’s pressure to 'put a ring on it', this rollicking slice of homemade evangelism is led by performance artist Bek Coogan, aka Oona Verse.

FEVER: RETURN OF THE ULA

Fine Fatale

Theatre Royal
Fri 28 Oct + Sat 29 Oct | 8.00 pm

The cabaret show that was on everyone’s hips, lips and fingertips in 2021 returns. Fever: Return of the Ula features the savage stomps and luscious sways of critically acclaimed Fine Fatale. Hosted by the soulful singing trills of the goddess trio The Taka Tu Wops, with a live band.

Audio Described performance & Touch Tour on Sat 29 Oct.

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