He Kura E Huna Ana

  • Date: 22 June 2018
  • Date: 7 pm – 8 pm
  • Location: War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright Street, Gisborne

Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.


Drawn from traditional Ngāti Waewae kōrero, He Kura E Huna Ana tells of the origins of pounamu in Arahura Valley. When Tauranga Moana ancestor Waitaiki is abducted by a jealous taniwha, her lover Tamaahua pursues them to the depths of the Arahura River.

Returning to her papa kāinga on the anniversary of her family's death, young Hine seeks consolation in the myths of Arahura. Raised solely by her Taua, Hine battles the grief that left her tipuna transformed into pounamu.

Written by Hōhepa Waitoa, directed by Nancy Brunning. Starring Kim Garrett, Tanea Heke, Scotty Cotter and Nepia Takuira-Mita.

This event is organised by Taki Rua Productions.


War Memorial Theatre

159 Bright Street

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Disclaimer: Whilst best endeavours have been made to ensure the accuracy of this information it was submitted to Te Puni Kōkiri by the event organiser and they are responsible for its accuracy.

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