People of the Pacific
People of the Pacific is a dazzling, rhythmic spectacle, bringing to life the traditional songs and dances of New Zealand’s Maori and neighbouring South Pacific cultures. In addition to pieces from New Zealand, students will be thrilled by the choreography, music and colourful costumes from Tahiti, Hawaii, Samoa and the Cook Islands.
Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre
Professional Maori Performing Arts company providing Theatre in Education programmes to New Zealand schools since 1983.
Arts Practice Medium: Dance, Music
Topics or Genres of Expertise: Maori Performing Arts
Languages Spoken: English, Maori, Various Pacific Island languages
Target Age Group: Junior Primary, Middle Primary, Senior Primary, Junior Secondary, Senior Secondary
Preferred Group Size: Large (20+)
TOUR DATES - please refer to Kahurangi website www.kahurangi.com/tour for our tour dates in your region.
Space and Resources Required: Sprung floor
$4.00 per student plus GST (gst will be charged to the school not the student)
Minimum performance fee $400 plus GST if less than 100 in attendance.
$3.50 per student plus GST (gst as above)
Minimum workshop fee $175 plus GST if less than 50 in attendance
Mode of Delivery: Performance
Cultural Context: Pasifika, Maori
"People of the Pacific was awesome! The energy, rhythms, drums, stories, pace etc were fantastic. A very professional high standard show which children have raved about" HENRY HILL SCHOOL, NAPIER
Programme Materials Provided for Schools: Yes