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Dance

Karanga

KARANGA is a powerful new interactive Māori contemporary dance work led by Artistic Director and award-winning choreographer Merenia Gray and co-creators  Gareth Farr, Toni Huata,  Mary-Lyn Chambers,  Emma Mortimer, Jo Kilgour, Jeanine Clarkin,  Miriama McDowell, Jason Te Kare,  Luka Turjak,  Tānemahuta Gray, Ariana Tikao and dancers.

$30 (Service fees may apply)
60 Minutes
Thu 5 August 7 PM
Thu 5 Aug, 7pm - 8pm

KARANGA: in three parts is an inter-arts performance inspired by Merenia’s mother; the late Tiahuia Te Puea Hērangi Ramihana Gray (Ngāi Tahu, Rangitāne, Tainui). 

The art of Karanga is explored through inter-generational relationships and the escalation of climate change. 

Dripping with talent, check out this link to find out who is collaborating on Karanga.

 “The Kaikaranga ensures that the mana of everyone on the marae has been heightened because the tikanga has been carried out in the way that our ancestors have done so for aeons”.  (Tiahuia Gray)

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Merenia Gray Dance Theatre
Creative New Zealand 
The Village Square 
Wellesley Studios
TAPAC - The Auckland Performing Arts Centre 

This show contains haze. There will be filming while audiences enter and exit the theatre.

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