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Waiheke Island 

Indigenous health and wellness workshops with the intention of developing a piece to share to the community at Artworks Theatre.

 

E Tipu E Rea launched 2021 in the Motu Matariki Festival on Waiheke Island with participants from Waiheke Highschool and Waiheke Primary School as well as members of the community. 

An outpouring response of tears, love, joy, laughter, growth and courage was reflected in the work and as such, by many requests Tūrongo will be holding a full immersion wananga in the next Spring season. 

 

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"This work is powerful and life changing. You came at a time when our island most needed you,....I needed you"

Heather 

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"The way that the work has been framed for us is so caring and I have to commend you on the work you have done to care for us"

Charlie Grimsdale

ACTIVATION 

NOHOPUKU

OUR MOST RECENT ACTIVATION PIECE NOHOPUKU LAUNCHED LAST YEAR 2020 AS WELL AS OUR THEATRE ADAPTED FILM WHICH IS AVAILBALE FOR RENT 

RITU ALKEMI

RITU ALKEMI WAS SANCTIFIED THE YEAR 2019 AS PART OF BASEMENT THEATRE'S SEASON OF AUTUMN. 

PHOTOS AS WELL AS OUR TRAILER ARE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING BELOW

TE TAI RAWHITI FESTIVAL

IN COLLABORATION WITH TEINA MOETARA, A COUSIN OF OUR FAMILY, MAUI PŪTAHI WAS INITIATED TO OPEN THE FESTIVAL EMERCING A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT ANCIENT GODS AND GODDESSES PARTICULAR TO MAORI CULTURE AND PARTICULAR TO THE CULTURE OF GISBORNES COMMUNITY 

TE TAIAO - TE PAPA MUSEUM

AS KAIHAKA FROM THE REKNOWNED KAPA HAKA TEAM "TU TE MANAWA MAUREA", TŪRONGO COLLECTIVE INITIATED THE OPENING OF THE TE TAIAO EXHIBITION IN SUPPORT OF THE CARETAKERS OF TE PAPA, WITH ACTIVATION CEREMONY, ANIMAL ACTIVATION AND STORY AND WANANGA WITHIN TE HAU KI TURANGA AND THE THEATRE 

Activation pieces

Activation pieces

Activation pieces