Wed, 05 Jul|
Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival - The Haka Party Incident
Crafted by renowned film-maker and theatre director, Katie Wolfe, The Haka Party Incident, is verbatim theatre at its best
Time & Location
05 Jul 2023, 7:30 pm
WMT, 159 Bright Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
About the event
‘The last New Zealand war took place in Auckland in 1979. It lasted three minutes.’
Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival and PANNZ are proud to present The Haka Party Incident.
While rehearsing their annual “mock” haka, a group of Auckland University engineering students are confronted by the young activist group, He Taua. The Haka Party Incident weaves word for word accounts into haka fueled-theatre resurrecting a moment that sent ripples through the nation and changed race relations in New Zealand forever.
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