Pākeha Skin, Māori Blood & Still Friends? - Kōanga Festival 2022
Pākehā Skin, Māori Blood and Still Friends? | Kōanga Festival 2022 | Te Pou Theatre
Pākehā Skin, Māori Blood is a new work co-written by Alex Medland and Fabian MacGregor. In this work, Tama and Grace are two Pākehā presenting tangata whenua attempting to feel accepted while navigating a white camouflage they cannot remove. Pākehā Skin, Māori Blood is a work based on the lived experience of inhabiting a space between Māori and Pākehā and is for anyone who has felt like they aren’t Māori enough.
Still Friends..? By Waitahi McGee follows the story of two youths about to graduate high school. They've been best friends since day dot and now, they're realising their wants are moving them in separate directions... Do they communicate how they truely feel? or continue and hope for the best?
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Nau mai, piki mai, kake mai.
This work is presented by Te Pou Theatre as part of Kōanga Festival 2022, celebrating Māori storytelling for the stage. See the Te Pou Theatre website for full festival programme.