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He Māori? | TAHI Festival 2022

He Māori?
16 Sep 2022 to 17 Sep 2022
16 - 17 September
A comedic, musical exploration into the absurdity of being both the colonised and coloniser in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Event type: 
Festival, Theatre
Tickets from $18
BATS Theatre
1 Kent Tce



What does it mean to reclaim Māoritanga from a Pākehā upbringing? 


Returning to BATS after a sold-out first season, Isaac Martyn will lead the audience on a journey from total confusion to partial understanding - weaving together elements of stand-up comedy, waiata, and theatrical performance to explore the doubt, celebration, and the complicated nature of identity. 


He aha? He Māori? Is he? Maybe - it depends.


"Isaac Martyn's delivery and script feels honest, full of charisma and aroha...This is local theatre doing what it does best – challenging us while telling the stories of this land." - John Anderson, Theatreview, 2022


Performer & Playwright: Isaac Martyn (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa, Ngāti Pākehā) | Producer & Production Manager: James Heath


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TAHI Festival

A celebration of solo artists, TAHI is a ten-day Festival from 8-17 September dedicated to showcasing the finest and most engaging solo performances from all around Aotearoa. With events across Pōneke in 2022, check out our website for all the details and to book. 

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