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Ka Tito Au: Kupe’s Heroic Journey

  • Te Haukāinga Level 1, 274 Taranaki Street Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)

Kupe, the great Pacific explorer and navigator, is the hero of this solo show by renowned poet and storyteller Apirana Taylor. Legend has it that Kupe discovered Aotearoa after pursuing Te Wheke-a-Muturangi, a giant octopus that was endangering his people’s fishing grounds in the Pacific. This is an enchanting tale of Kupe’s many exploits.

A masterful piece of storytelling featuring choreography by Teokotai Paitai and costume by Wai Mihinui.

Written by Apirana Taylor
Directed by Murray Lynch
Performed by Tola Newbery

Full details here.


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