Matariki for Tamariki
Ngā Tamariki o Ngā Mata Ariki

Auckland Live Pick & Mix

Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall
Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 10:00am

Bruce Mason Centre
Sunday, 18 October 2020 at 10:00am

Free to attend, recommended for 3-12 years

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Bookings for Matariki for Tamariki as a part of NZDC's Tāmaki Tour are available for primary, intermediate and secondary schools in the greater Auckland region 12 - 23 October 2020. Q&As, an education resource and/or a workshop also available.

For enquiries, email NZDC Dance Education Coordinator Cathy at [email protected], or call +64 9 378 7361.

"...the calibre of dancing and performance is through the roof."

Carrie Rae Cunningham, Theatreview

Webisode: Sean MacDonald

Webisode: Alistair Deverick & Rona Ngahuia Osborne

"Joyous, celebratory and sophisticated."

Carrie Rae Cunningham, Theatreview

Webisode: Meet the Dancers part 1

Webisode: Meet the dancers Part 2

Bruce Mason Centre

in partnership with Auckland Live

Takapuna, Auckland
Friday, 12th July 2019 at noon
Saturday, 13th July 2019 at 11am & 3pm

Māngere Arts Centre

Māngere, Auckland
Friday, 19th July 2019 at noon
Saturday, 20th July 2019 at 3pm & 6.30pm

"It was crazy AND funny. I liked how it was serious and calm and then would get loud and silly." 9-Year old, Theatreview

Read it here

“Filling the Bruce Mason Centre with joy, laughter, and intrigue” Rebekkah Schoonbeek, Up Your Arts

Read it Here

Creative Team

2019 Performers
Carl Tolentino
Chrissy Kokiri
Eddie Elliott
Katie Rudd
Ngarae Jenkins
Taniora Motutere

2019 Winter School Participants (Bruce Mason Centre)

Amy Fox
Caleb Hartnell
Gemma Dowd
Isabella Griffin
Jessica Blake
Joshua Edwards
Lilly Raukawa
Mairano Raukawa
Min Anh Tran
Nicole Aley
Olivia Waters
Samantha Grace
Stella Grace Seawright
Sybella Howard

2019 Winter School Participants (Māngere Arts Centre)

Benjamin Maka
Chrysela-Julia Safole
David Maka
Ishita DwivediJasmine Vaine
Keila Kaipo-Unuwai
Kristin Williams
Nevaeh Morynna Ofisa
Te Atarangi Richards
Tienete O'Connor

Sean MacDonald

Costume & Set Designer
Rona Naghuia Osborne

Sound Designer
Alistair Deverick

Kimoro Taipei (Tūhoe, Tainui)
Amber Curreen (Ngāpuhi)

Narration & Pao Composition
Tina Kaiawe (Tainui, Ngāti Te Ata, Ngāti Māhanga, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tamaoho)

Tāmaki Outreach Programme Project Manager
Noma Sio-Faiumu

Pasifika Ambassador
Raisedinland Iose

Māori Ambassador
Kimoro Taiepa

Korean Community Ambassador
Suh Lee

Chinese Community Ambassador
Yuanyong Yang (YY)